Tree worker dies in an accident on a private Forestville property

Forestville, CA – 31-year-old David Romero Mendoza died in an accident while working at a private residence in Forestville.

Mendoza was operating an ATV on the Forestville property near Highway 116 and Martinelli Road when he lost control and crashed. He later died of his injuries.

CHP Officer David deRutte stated a tree-clearing crew was working on the property at the time of the accident. Because the accident was a work-related incident, Cal-OSHA is handling the investigation.

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