Laguna Farms


At 8:50 a.m., Jose Lopez Lopez was spooling drip tape, twine, and hose material from a row of berries with a plastic tarp roller, attached hydraulically to the back end of a tractor. Jose's foot was caught in the materials being spooled and was pulled in against the spool. The material continued to wrap for several revolutions around the spool and Jose's head and torso struck against the ground. He became wedged between the spool rim and the ground. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Incident Type: Caught in Machine
County: Ventura
State: CA
Date: April 20, 2017
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First Last Age Title Employer Injury Type
Jose Lopez 27 Info unavailable Laguna Farms Fatality
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