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Farm worker fined for running over his employer

A farm worker in Derbyshire has today been fined after he reversed a tractor over his 73-year old employer, leaving him dead.

John Peter Metcalfe of Beech Drive, Ashbourne, Derbyshire was driving at speed when the incident happened on 25 April 2007. He pleaded guilty to breaching Section 7 (a) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

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