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82-year-old man dies in lawnmower accident

EMT find man dead after lawnmower accident near Sandusky. (Source: WOIO) EMT find man dead after lawnmower accident near Sandusky. (Source: WOIO)
ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) -

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office reports the death of an elderly male involving a lawnmower accident in the 3100 block of Eight Mile Road on August 28.

According to deputies, 82-year-old Harold Speaks was riding his lawnmower near the edge of his property when soft soil gave way causing him to plummet 12 feet into an embankment.

Speak was found by his wife and neighbors, trapped underneath the lawnmower, in the creek below.

His body was discovered around 6:20 p.m.

The incident remains under investigation.

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