Florida Highway Patrol says it happened Thursday on a tomato farm in the 40,000 block of Ballard Road.
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.