- Associated Press - Saturday, July 5, 2014

DE SOTO, Mo. (AP) - An 84-year-old eastern Missouri man is dead after his riding lawnmower overturned on a steep embankment.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1j4QZT0 ) reports the man started mowing around 3 p.m. Friday five miles east of De Soto. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says the man’s wife reported the accident shortly after 6:30 p.m. after she went looking for him and found his body.

The man, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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