Manuel Funez killed by falling steel pipe at Port of Houston

Manuel Funez, described by Channel 11 as a contract worker for Richardson Steel has died in an accident at the Port of Houston. Workers were taking steel pipe from an 18-wheeler trailer at city dock 17, ramp 5, when one of the pipes became dislodged and struck the 18-wheeler driver, Manuel Funez, who was standing near the back of the truck as it was being loaded. Channel 11’s story is here. Channel 2’s story is here. The channel 2 news story states that Mr. Funez was an employee of Lone Star Staffing.

An 18-wheeler driver was killed by falling steel pipe at the Port of Houston today

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