Migrant Worker Dies Due to Farm Accident

Published 09/01 2014 11:53AM

Updated 09/01 2014 12:11PM

Albion, NY (WROC)-  A migrant worker has died following a farm accident in Albion.  Luis Larios-Hernandez was working on Kirby Farms irrigating a field of tomato plants.  Investigators say he was standing next to a parked farm truck when a second parked truck rolled down an incline, pinning him between the trucks.  No one was in either truck at the time.

Larios-Hernandez was taken to Strong West emergency where he was pronounced dead.  Investigators believe he was a seasonal worker living at Root Brother Farms.
Border patrol and OSHA are now looking into what happened.

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