Man dies when wheel loader overturns

Man dies when wheel loader overturns

A man driving a wheel loader died after the machinery overturned in St. Lucie County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Investigators say Guadalupe Monroy Tolentino, 30, of Okeechobee, was heading north in the 10,000 block of Bluefield Road Wednesday when the wheel loader went over the edge of a canal.


The vehicle tumbled into the water and became partially submerged.

Tolentino died at the scene, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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