HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – An appeals court says an aviation company was wrong to reject a workers’ compensation claim from a woman who lost her leg on the job.

Starr Aviation had said Modesty Colquitt wasn’t entitled to compensation because she wasn’t working when she flipped a luggage tug at Pittsburgh International Airport in September 2014.

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Colquitt was driving the tug to meet her mother, who was bringing her food. Colquitt, who was then 21, ended up losing her leg below the knee in the crash.

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The company had argued Colquitt’s injury wasn’t work-related because she was driving to meet her mother. A workers compensation board disagreed, granting Colquitt full disability benefits.

Pennlive.com reports the Commonwealth Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by Starr Aviation in the case.

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