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Woman dies in farm accident.
East County Thursday, May. 18, 2017 8 months ago

Woman dies in farming accident in Myakka City

Immokalee woman dies when struck by a farm truck.
by: Jay Heater Managing Editor

Angelina Mateo, 62, of Immokalee was killed on Thursday at 3:25 p.m. when she was struck by a farm truck backing down an aisle in a tomato field in Myakka City.

The truck, driven by Baltazar Lara, 62, of Immokalee, was a farm truck only used on the private property. A Florida Highway Patrol release said the truck was backing southbound down an isle at 40700 Ballard Road and didn't not see Angelina Mateo behind the truck. 




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