A six-year-old girl from Gandhinagar, India died on Saturday, Apr. 23 after a speeding tractor ran over her when she was crossing a road near her school in the village.

According to a complaint filed with the local police, Hemangi Rawal had gone to school to take the exam on Saturday morning. After her exam, she was crossing the road when the accident happened. The tractor driver fled and refused to help the victim. Villagers who saw the accident informed the girl’s family.

Hemangi’s father Arvind Rawal said that he took his daughter to Kalol Civil Hospital where she was declared dead.

Meanwhile, a 22-year-old woman was crushed to death after "something went wrong" while she was operating a mixing machine at a bread factory.

Last Saturday afternoon, April 16, Bibiana Arellano Delabra was operating a large industrial mixing machine at Automatic Rolls of North Carolina (Northeast Foods) in Clayton, when "something went wrong" and crushed her.

First responders found the young woman and tried to save her, but their efforts were unsuccessful.

Officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are investigating the incident.

"Northeast Foods is a family-owned business in operation for over 75 years. We are devastated by the accident that occurred over this weekend that resulted in the tragic loss of one of our employees. Initial reports by emergency responders have deemed this event an accident and we remain committed to working with OSHA and all pertinent parties to conduct a thorough and comprehensive investigation into this unthinkable tragedy. We have been in touch with the victim's family and deeply regret the pain this is causing. Our employees will be receiving on-site counseling as we collectively grieve and process this loss," the company said in a statement.

Delabra’s parents were seeking legal counsel and declined to comment further.

In a similar incident, a 56-year-old man was killed in an apparent freak accident inside a Southern California car wash after he got trapped between his vehicle and the machinery.

The fatal accident happened at the Pearl Car Wash on East Valley Parkway in Escondido at about 11:45 p.m. last Friday, Fox 5 San Diego reported.

The unidentified man drove his Scion xB hatchback into the self-service car wash but got out of his vehicle for some unknown reason, according to reports.

The vehicle then rolled forward, pinning the man between the vehicle and "a part of the car wash machinery," police said in a statement.

It does not appear the car wash had been activated at the time of the incident, police said.

The accident triggered the sound of an alarm, which rang for as long as 30 minutes before the man was discovered by another customer who then called the police.

The responding officers pulled out the man and administered CPR before being rushed to a local hospital where doctors pronounced him dead, according to officials.

Because the driver had control of his car the entire time, the incident was deemed a "traffic collision," and not an industrial accident.

The EPD's Traffic Division was investigating and reviewing surveillance footage to determine exactly why the victim got out of his car and how he became trapped.

Police also became suspicious after noticing that Holland’s truck bed had several large coolers on it. While scouring the vehicle for paraphernalia, police located human remains, including a severed human head, of an unidentified individual. This is a representational image. Unsplash

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