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Crewman killed by 5,000-pound basket of bananas
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Crewman killed by 5,000-pound basket of bananas

Bradenton, Florida -- An crewman at Port Manatee was killed Monday after a 5,500-pound basket of bananas fell on top of him.

According to the sheriff's office, around 9 o'clock this morning, the man, identified as 48-year-old Robert Dixon, of Tampa, was part of a crew unloading the bananas from a ship and was walking across the loading area during the accident.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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