Don’t Let This Be You – Stay Safe!

Valley resident killed in riding mower rollover

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A man was killed Sunday afternoon after being crushed by a riding lawn mower in the 1000 block of Manor Road in Valley Township, Sunday August 17, 2014. Westwood Fire and EMS responded to an agricultural rescue after a passerby saw a foot visible under a tractor up on a hill. Crews arrived and found that the victim was deceased. Here, firefighters work to remove the deceased victim down a ladder from up on a 12’ ladder, after he was removed from under the tractor. Tom Kelly IV – Daily Local News

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J Cloutier
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This is so unfortunate. It’s critical to follow the proper safety precautions.

Christina
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Paul, Thank you for posting this. It happens all too often. My neighbor was killed using a bush-hog to mow his 1/2 acre lot. He was cutting on a very small but steep hill which he’d mowed for years with the same tractor. The tractor tipped, he fell off & was run over by the bush-hog.

Troy Chung
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I can not fathom how this could have happen unless one of the safety devices were non-functional. The article suggest that maybe the driver was run over by his own tractor. Wonder how often this happens.

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