Accident Report Detail
Accident: 129218.015 - Employee Is Killed Falling Into Sump And Drowns
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1491342.015||09/03/2020||D&L Farms, Inc.|
At 8:00 a.m. on September 3, 2021, an employee, an irrigator, was tasked with tu rning off irrigation valves that stopped the flow of water from a nearby river t o a sump which flowed to an irrigation ditch at an alfalfa farm. At some point i n the late evening or early morning, the employee turned off a valve next to a s ump that was uncovered and fell into it and drowned. The employee was discovered at approximately 7:00 am. The employee was pronounced dead at the scene and the coroner transported his remains.