Jose Fierros Killed in Equipment Accident at Monterey Mushrooms
Employee Dies in Fatal Royal Oaks Accident
Royal Oaks, CA (February 13, 2020) – A man was killed in an equipment accident in Royal Oaks. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of February 13 at Monterey Mushrooms.
An employee, identified as Jose Fierros, 62, of Watsonville, fell into a piece of equipment at the mushroom farm. Law enforcement officials were called out to the farm, located at 777 Maher Road. Fierros died from his injuries.
The incident is under investigation by Cal/OSHA and the coroner’s office.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Jose Fierros.