YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) -- A worker was killed when the tractor he was driving overturned on an orchard embankment near Wiley City, west of Yakima.

Coroner Jack Hawkins told KNDO-TV that 35-year-old Aaron Corona Ponce of the Yakima area had been spraying the orchard Monday morning when the tractor rolled.

The sheriff's office says emergency responders were unable to revive him, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The state Department of Labor and Industries is investigating.


Information from: KNDO-TV, http://www.kndo.com/

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