Man gets trapped under lawnmower in pond, dies

Posted at 7:19 AM, May 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-31 07:19:03-04

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Police say a man has died after getting trapped under a lawnmower in a pond in South Florida.

Media outlets report the incident happened Monday at the Broken Sound Golf Club in Boca Raton.

Authorities say the lawnmower overturned, rolled down a hill and landed in the pond, on top of the victim, who police say was a lawn maintenance worker.

Boca Raton police spokeswoman Sandra Boonenberg says the man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His identity hasn't been released.

Boonenberg says the man was believed to be in his early to mid-20s.

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