Farmworker Fatally Injured after Delano Tractor Accident on Avenue 8
DELANO, CA (February 6, 2020) – Tulare County sheriff’s deputies said a farmworker died following a tractor accident on Avenue 8 on Tuesday, February 4.
Just after 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to a grape vineyard in the area of Avenue 8 and Road 156. Reports said that an industrial accident occurred on the property. When deputies arrived, they discovered a man trapped under a tractor.
Deputies later found out that that the man was working on the tractor when it broke down. As a result, he got out to fix it. However, the tractor continued to roll and ran over him.
Paramedics performed CPR, but the man succumbed to injuries sustained at the scene. Sheriff’s officials didn’t state how long the man had been trapped under the tractor before someone discovered him.
The identity of the deceased hasn’t been released. Deputies are still contacting his family.
Any person with information about the crash can contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at 733-6218.
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