press release - 09121703

Lompoc Resident Fatally Injured in Industrial Accident



Lompoc - September 21st, 2017


Just before noon today, September 21, 2017, a male employee working at a vineyard in the 2300 block of Sweeney Road in Lompoc was fatally injured in an industrial accident.  The decedent was in a pick-up truck with attached trailer.  During the process of a forklift being loaded onto the back of the trailer, the truck and trailer began to slide and became jackknifed.  The decedent was fatally injured when he attempted to exit the vehicle and became pinned between the truck and the trailer. 

The decedent has been identified as being 60-year-old Adan Guerrero Villa of Lompoc. Next of kin has been notified. 

Cal/OSHA was also notified of the accident.

For Media Inquires Contact PIO Kelly Hoover


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