- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 9, 2015

SUMMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a northwest Georgia man was killed after a lawn mower overturned, injuring six of seven children he was pulling on a trailer behind the mower.

The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that 68-year-old Donald Wayne Smith died in the Monday wreck in the Summerville area.

Sheriff’s officials say he was riding the children around on the trailer when the accident happened. Authorities say the six injured children were taken to Floyd Medical Center for treatment. The sheriff’s office said it had no details on their conditions.

The Georgia State Patrol is also investigating the accident.

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