San Benito County

Hollister man killed during crash at landfill

HOLLISTER, Calif. - A Hollister man was killed during an accident at a local landfill, according to the San Benito County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators said Alfredo Prado Canella, 65, was found dead after an accident involving a vehicle at John Smith Road Landfill Thursday morning. It was determined that Canella was a pedestrian and died as a result of the crash.

California Highway Patrol also responded and Cal OSHA was notified of the incident.

Anyone with with questions on the investigation are asked to call:

CHP Hollister/Gilroy-408-848-2324
Cal/OSHA-510-286-1161


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