August 1, 2014
LODI, Calif. (AP) - California officials are investigating the death of an 18-year-old farmworker who collapsed after working an eight-hour shift in 100-degree heat.
Maria Isabel Vasquez died last week at Lodi Memorial Hospital, two days after collapsing in a San Joaquin County vineyard.
Supervisors reportedly tried to revive Jimenez with a wet towel and rubbing alcohol before she was taken to a Lodi medical clinic.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating whether overwork or poor working conditions led to
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