A woman who appeared to be in her late 40s to early 50s lying on a beach in California was crushed to death by a tractor around 6 p.m. 10 Monday according to reports.
Oceanside police said the woman was asleep when the tractor, which was operated by a construction worker who was completing part of a dredging project, ran over her.
A man saw the woman before the incident.
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“I was going to surf around noon. 8.30 this morning. There was a woman leaning against a wall, she looked like she was going to pass out, ”Jay Burneo said. “I went surfing and then I went out and saw her lying on the beach gone out.”
The tractor was operated by Manson Dredging, a heavy equipment company contracted to the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
The woman’s body was taken to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.
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