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Workplace death investigation at Batista Farms

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Posted at 6:18 PM, Feb 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-07 18:18:23-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a workplace accident at Batista Farms left one person dead. 

Deputies arrived at Batista Farms on Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers Wednesday afternoon and confirmed a workplace accident had occurred. 

One person was confirmed dead at the scene, deputies said. 

OSHA has been notified of the incident, and the investigation is ongoing.