Staff Writer 

Aug. 30 Farm Accident Kills Man, 22


September 5, 2019

A farming accident in North Woodbury Township, Blair County, claimed the life of a 22-year-old man last week.

Criserio Alverez Jimenez, of Martinsburg, was working on a farm along Cove Mountain Road on Friday, Aug. 30, when, at approximately 4:40 a.m., a skid loader he was operating drove into a manure pit.

Blair County Coroner Patty Ross said Jiminez was quickly immersed, causing him to suffocate.

“This was a freak accident,” Ross said. “He was working with his uncle on the farm and fell into a manure pit. A hard-working, good young man. This is so tragic.”

According to his onli...

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