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Man injured when tractor rolls over his legs

December 17, 2001|STAFF REPORT

SEELEY — An El Centro man was critically injured Saturday when he was run over by a tractor while working in a broccoli field near here.

Roberto Vasquez, 42, was being treated at El Centro Regional Medical Center, where hospital officials said Sunday he was severely injured, according to county Sheriff's Office Sgt. Manuel Garcia.

Vasquez was working around 1 p.m. in a field near Drew and Lyons roads in close proximity to a tractor when the tractor ran over his legs and torso, Garcia said.

More information on his condition was unavailable this morning.

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