• May 19, 2017

Angelina Mateo Killed in Farm Accident in Manatee County, FL

Manatee County, FL -- A work incident at a farm in Manatee County, FL led to the death of 62-year-old Angelina Mateo Thursday, May 18, 2017.

According to the reports, it appears Ms. Mateo was working at a tomato farm near the 40700 block of Ballard Road around 3:25 p.m. when the incident took place. A farm tractor was apparently backing down an aisle, running over the woman.

The official investigation into is ongoing and may reveal more details as it concludes.

The preliminary press release provided no further information regarding the incident.

No further injuries were reported in the deadly incident.

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