Elderly man killed in Ohio mower accident

ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio say an 82-year-old man was killed when the lawnmower he was riding tumbled down an embankment and landed on top of him.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says Harold Speak died when the mower trapped him in a creek bed Thursday evening in Anderson Township in suburban Cincinnati.

The sheriff's office says Speak was mowing at the edge of his property when the soft ground gave way and the mower tumbled down the 12-foot embankment and into the rocky creek bed.

Speak was found trapped under the mower by his wife and neighbors at about 6:20 p.m.

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