New York : 5 years old, dies after being run over by lawn mower


A 5-year-old child in upstate New York was fatally run over by a lawnmower in a freak accident, police said.

New York State police said the kid was riding on the mower without an adult 8:30 p.m. Wednesday when the tot fell in Conewango, which is about 50 miles south of Buffalo.

The lawnmower then drove over the child, causing severe injuries, police said.

The child was pronounced dead at the scene and an investigation was launched into the incident, police said.

Police didn’t say whether any charges will be filed in the incident.


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