Farm worker killed in Tulare County tractor accident

A farm worker was killed Friday in a tractor accident in Tulare County.

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office says that deputies responded to the accident at 1:13 p.m. on Friday near the intersection of Avenue 328 and Road 80.

The victim, 18-year-old Miguel Hernandez, of Tulare, had been baling hay in a field when, for unknown reasons, he was run over by the tractor he was driving.

Two other employees of the ranch noticed the accident, called 9-1-1, and began CPR.

Despite their best efforts, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
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