Farm worker killed after getting run over in field

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- An Immokalee farm worker is dead after getting run over by a tractor Thursday.

Florida Highway Patrol says it happened at 3:25 p.m. Thursday on a tomato farm in the 40,700 block of Ballard Road, outside Myakka City.

Troopers say the tractor was backing down an aisle in a tomato field when the driver backed over a woman who was behind the tractor.

The victim has been identified as 62-year-old Angelina Mateo of Immokalee.

No charges are pending at this time.

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