Port worker rescued from frigid water

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A maintenance worker at the Port of Gulfport had to be pulled out of freezing water Monday.

The man fell off the south end of the west pier where he was conducting an inspection. The Coast Guard and Port Authority officials rescued the man.

The Port has not released his name. The man was taken to Memorial Hospital at Gulfport. Port officials tell WLOX he is in stable condition.

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