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79-year-old dead after lawn mower goes over cliff in Webster

June 19, 2017 03:37 PM

A 79-year-old Webster man is dead after his lawn mower went over a 30-foot embankment on a Lake Road property on Sunday.

According to Webster Police, the man went over around 6 P.M., but it was soon discovered the man was deceased. The Webster Fire Department was working to remove the body, but was hindered by the terrain.

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"It is a lakeshore property," says Lt. Dennis Kohlmeier of the Webster Police Department, "The embankment, a 30 foot vertical embankment, provides challenges to the recovery."

The man has not yet been identified, and the incident remains under investigation. They also did not say whether the weather was a factor in the accident. 

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