Man dies in accident involving riding lawnmower

A man died Wednesday night after being run over by a riding lawnmower, said Douglas County Sheriff Tim Dunning.

The man was working under his lawnmower near 259th and Douglas Streets, southwest of Waterloo, when the lawnmower slipped into gear and fell on him, Dunning said.

He was found dead about 8:30 p.m. The Sheriff’s Office declined to identify him until notification of next of kin.

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