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Man Dies In Apparent Lawn Mower Accident

Posted at 7:45 PM, Sep 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-21 19:45:02-04

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent lawn mower accident that happened on Barbourville Road Friday afternoon.

The call came in to Laurel County 911 dispatch around 3:30 p.m.

The investigating deputy said that a zero turn mower started to head downhill when the operator jumped off and the mower landed on top of him causing fatal injuries.

The victim was identified as 25-year-old Carlous Timmons, of East Bernstadt. The sheriff’s office said he was mowing for a family friend at the time of the accident.