TITLE

Double tragedy for farming family

AUTHOR(S)
Bushby, Roger
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/7/2008, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the prosecution of Mark Stanbridge of Beecham Grange Farm regarding the death of his 12-year-old son, Sam, in a tractor accident. Stanbridge admitted breaking health and safety regulations after his son was found unconscious in a field. According to defense attorney Philip Cookson, even though in law under 13 are banned from driving tractors, Sam had grown up with farm machinery and was highly proficient.
ACCESSION #
31786473

 

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