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Farmworker dies after pushing co-worker to safety

YUMA, Ariz. — Authorities say an Arizona farmworker was fatally injured
when she was run over by farm equipment after pushing another woman out of the

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says 60-year-old Ana Maria Barrera-Bogarin of
San Luis was walking with another worker during a break Tuesday when they
realized that a tractor pulling a produce trailer was backing up toward them.

According to the Yuma Sun, the women tried to run out
of the way before Barrera-Bogarin pushed the other woman out from behind the

However, she was knocked to the ground by the trailer and run over.

Barrera-Bogarin was pronounced dead at a Yuma hospital.


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