79-year-old dies in riding lawnmower accident

Published 10:37 am Friday, June 17, 2016

ATWATER — Authorities say a 79-year-old man was killed when he was pinned underneath a riding lawnmower in the west-central Minnesota town of Atwater.

The Kandiyohi County sheriff’s office says the accident was reported just before noon Thursday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the man, who lived at the residence near the accident scene, was being withheld pending notification of relatives.

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