2009 Farm Related Fatalities

 
 
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There were a total of 13 farm work related fatalities for 2009.

Of the 13, eight were over 60 years, one was a child, and there were 12 males.
Five of the fatalities involved farm tractors.

Date
Age
Sex
Location
Cause
Comments
1
January 22
27
M
PlamondonCaterpillar tractor rollover. Crush injury to the chestWas plowing field
2
April 30
84
M
Grande PrairieTractor runoverWas repairing tractor which slipped into gear
3
May 17
63
M
LacombeTraumatic Brain InjuryHistory of CVA (stroke), found in shop with swollen and lacerated left eye, may have involved front end loader
4
May 5
86
M
LloydminsterGrass FireAttempting to put out grass fire started by vehicle, suffered extensive burns
5
June 4
6
M
PonokaBrain InjuryBlunt trauma to head, likely kicked by horse, laceration under right jaw
6
July 4
76
F
BarrheadCrush injury of abdomenWas crushed against a fence by a bull
7
July 28
28
M
SexsmithMultiple trauma, motor vehicle collisionWas driving farm tractor on highway and was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer and thrown from tractor
8
August 7
67
M
LeducBlunt cranial trauma (hemorrhaging) and fractured hipHistory of multiple myeloma, slipped in barn.
9
September 22
45
M
CarolineChest injury from post pounderPost pounding on rural property
10
October 26
78
M
CouttsFall from tractor
11
November 1
79
M
BothaMultiple crush injuriesCattle chute fell on victim crushing lower body
12
November 5
64
M
DeliaCrush injury to chest and abdomenJack supporting flate bed trailer slipped and victim crushed by trailer
13
November 6
46
M
Pincher CreekAsphyxia-chest compressed by vehicleATV rollover - victim was pinned under ATV
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on March 22, 2010.
Last Reviewed/Revised on April 26, 2016.