Orange Walk farmer dies in freak accident

Salvador Ozaeta

By Jem Smith
A 50-year-old farmer from Trial Farm Village located in Orange Walk died in a freak accident that took place on Thursday, June 3. Police say that Salvador Ozaeta was working on a tractor at a cane field in Yo Creek Village when the accident happened. It is believed that while he was reversing the tractor, it fell into a culvert and overturned. Police found his body next to the tractor and he was taken to the Northern Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.