84-Year-Old Man Killed when Mower Overturns
DE SOTO (AP) - An 84-year-old eastern Missouri man is dead after his riding lawnmower overturned on a steep embankment.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch 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.