A 65-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning in an industrial accident at a facility in the city of Moundville.

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The victim, Cornell James, was working with others to move a large shipping container when it fell from an overhead crane and fatally injured him.

The accident happened at Ballard Contractors, Inc. on Lavender Hill Road in Moundville about an hour before noon Tuesday.

The facility is within Moundville city limits and in Hale County, and as such the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit did not respond to the accident,

The story was first reported by CBS 42.

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