Christine Chavez Fatal in the Beard Brook Park Accident Involving a Landscaping Crew in Modesto
Modesto, CA (July 12, 2023) – Christine Chavez (27) was identified as the fatality in the Beard Brook Park accident in Modesto. She succumbed to fatal injuries after a landscaping crew mowed her over while she was sleeping in Beard Brook Park. According to Modesto Bee, the incident happened on Saturday afternoon.
Christine Chavez died at the scene after the Beard Brook Park accident involving a landscaping crew in Modesto.
An unhoused woman died at the scene of the Beard Brook Park accident involving a landscaping crew in Modesto.
Authorities identified the victim as 27-year-old Christine Chavez of Modesto.
According to Modesto Police Department spokeswoman Sharon Bear, employees from Grover Landscape Services were mowing the grass in Beard Brook Park, south of Yosemite Avenue along Dry Creek.
One of the crew members noticed a body in the grass that had already been mowed.
As a result, the crew member immediately called 911.
Martinez explained that Chavez was sleeping on the grass when the lawn mower hit her.
However, the landscaper, driving a John Deere tractor with a pull-behind mower, apparently did not see her. The reason remains unclear since Chavez was not in a tent.
This incident marks the second fatality in Modesto where a crew unintentionally caused harm to a homeless person while cleaning up an area.
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In this case, the family members of Christine Chavez in this Beard Brook Park accident can have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. These results can point out any acts of negligence by a person or business which might have contributed to the accident.
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Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the parties mentioned above. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Christine Chavez.
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