- Associated Press - Thursday, June 30, 2016

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 63-year-old man has died in Wichita after being trapped under a running lawn mower.

Lt. Chris McAuliffe of the Wichita Police Department tells The Wichita Eagle (https://bit.ly/29rCqGS ) that family members found the man in the backyard of his home around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Responding firefighters had to turn off the running mower when they arrived. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

McAuliffe says the man owned a lawn care business and was repairing the mower when it somehow fell on top of him. Police are calling the incident an accident.

No other details have been released.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, https://www.kansas.com

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