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Nelson Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal Riding Mower Accident

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Scene of riding mower accident on Riverside Drive in Nelson County Scene of riding mower accident on Riverside Drive in Nelson County
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Sheriff's deputies are investigating a deadly riding mower accident in Nelson County Wednesday. The accident happened on Riverside Drive in Schulyer.

The man was operating the riding lawn mower across the street from his home. Lieutenant Becky Adcock told NBC29 the man was operating the lawnmower in his neighbor's backyard.

The Nelson County Sheriff's Office won't identify the victim yet, but they do say the man's family has been notified. They are currently trying to figure out exactly when the accident happened.

A witness tells NBC29 he saw emergency crews arrive on the scene a little after 1 p.m. Wednesday.

 

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