Man dies after riding mower rolls on top of him

MALDEN, MO (KFVS) - A man has died after a riding mower rolled on top of him Saturday morning in Malden, Missouri.

According to Police Chief Jarrett Bullock, a passerby noticed the man trapped under a riding mower around 5:50 a.m. on Howard Street.

When emergency crews arrived the 68-year-old man was already dead. His name is not being released at this time.

Bullock says the man was riding the John Deere mower near railroad property when for unknown reasons, he lost control, went down an embankment and then mower rolled on top of him.

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