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Landscaper killed after being trapped under lawn mower in Indianapolis

Posted at 2:00 PM, Jul 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-14 11:59:17-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead after a lawn mower flipped over and trapped him underneath Saturday afternoon on the southwest side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and emergency personnel were called around 1 p.m. to a house on Minden Drive on the report of a person trapped under a lawn mower, an IMPD officer told RTV6 at the scene.

A 45-year-old man was mowing on an incline when the lawn mower tipped over and trapped him under it, according to IMPD. The man was not trapped under the blade side.

At this time, the identity of the man has not been released.