September 30, 2011- A man was killed in an accident involving an almond harvester, on Friday in Fresno County, near Riverdale.

The crash occurred just before noon, in an almond orchard near Highway 41 and Elkhorn Avenue.

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The driver of an almond harvester was driving along a dirt road getting ready to turn onto the highway when he crashed into an open metal pole gate.

The end of the pole went through the small window of the cab, impaling the driver. The driver died at the scene of the accident.

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