Man Killed In Mowing Accident
KSAL Staff - Mon 02:17 PM 06/04/2012
A Cloud County man is killed in a mowing accident.
According to the Cloud County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened on Saturday.
63-year-old Bob Johnson was was transported to the Cloud County Health Center by ambulance after he was found pinned under a riding lawn mower in the 1600 block of 160th Road.
Johnson had been mowing his neighbors open lot and was working on a steep slope near the road when the mower tipped over, rolled, and came to rest on top of him. Citizens passing by stopped when they saw the mower on its side. They then called 911 and were able to get the mower off of Johnson.
Johnson was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The mower is a Kawasaki Bad Boy, a large riding, zero turn, hydrostatic vehicle.