CARSON, Calif. -- A cargo container that fell off a truck has crushed a man to death in a Los Angeles suburb.
It happened shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday in Carson.
Melanie Flores of the county Fire Department says a tractor-trailer rig was hauling the container when the box hit a railroad bridge and was knocked loose.
The container fell over, crushing the man.
The victim died at the scene. His name hasn't been released.
Container falls off truck in Carson, crushes man