BPD: Man found dead after mowing accident

The man’s identity is being withheld until family is notified. (WJBC file photo)

 

By Neil Doyle

BLOOMINGTON – Authorities said a man died Wednesday morning after a mowing accident on Bloomington’s east side.

Bloomington police and firefighters were called around 8 a.m. to the 1200 block of North Hershey Road after a man was found trapped under a large mower.

Officers investigated the scene and called the McLean County Coroner’s office. Coroner Kathy Yoder pronounced the man dead at 8:36 a.m. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.

The man’s identity is being withheld until family is notified. Authorities did not release any additional information.

Neil Doyle can be reached at neil.doyle@cumulus.com

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