Ismael Martinez Crushed by Garbage Truck on Homewood Way
Sanitation Worker Dies in Fatal Riverbank Accident
Riverbank, CA (August 26, 2019) – A sanitation worker died after he was crushed by a garbage truck in Riverbank. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of August 26 at Homewood Way.
The worker was on the job when he was crushed by the mechanical arm of his garbage truck in the 1200 block of Homewood Avenue. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported the man’s death. He has been identified as Ismael Martinez, an employee at Gilton Solid Waste Management.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Ismael Martinez.