Truck Driver Run Over By Own Trailer at Port of Long Beach Last Week, Police Say

A truck driver was fatally struck by his own vehicle last week at the Port of Long Beach when he attempted to unlatch a trailer from his tractor, which was not adequately parked, authorities said. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters held a press conference yesterday demanding more information from port. Details regarding the fatality were released by the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) today.