Man dies in accident with lawnmower in Johnston County


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SELMA, N.C. — Police say a man died Tuesday night in an accident involving a lawnmower in Johnston County.

WTVD reports the man was killed instantly when the “large tractor” rolled over on top of him. The accident occurred on N.C. Highway 42 in Selma.

The stretch of highway was closed for several hours while authorities processed the scene.

The man’s name has not been released. According to WRAL, the man was in his 60s.

WRAL reports the lawnmower was a “zero-turn” mower.


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