Berry harvester overturns, injures 6 farm workers

Berry harvester overturns, injures 6 farm workers
This berry harvester flipped over Monday outside Sandy, injuring six workers. Photo: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.

SANDY, Ore. – Two farm workers suffered broken legs and four other workers received minor injuries when a berry harvester overturn on them Monday.

The incident happened just outside of Sandy on Highway 211 near Southeast 362nd Drive, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said.

The sheriff’s office said the harvester brakes went out after it lost a hose or fitting. It rolled backward and then overturned onto its top, injuring the six workers.

All six workers were taken to the hospital for treatment.

The sheriff’s office said it determined it was an industrial accident and notified OSHA.