Person killed in riding-lawnmower mishap: OPP

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A Norfolk County resident is dead after a lawn mower rolled over and trapped them in a ditch just north of Simcoe, provincial police say.

It was just before 10:30 a.m. Saturday when OPP and paramedics were called to McDowell Road East, where a person operating a lawn mower became trapped after it rolled into a ditch and onto the rider.

Witnesses stopped to call emergency crews and help them free the trapped rider

Police say the rider, whose identity was not made public pending notification of family, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police this weekend said the investigation was ongoing.

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