WICHITA, Kansas – The Harvey County Sheriff’s Department says a 72-year-old woman is dead after a lawn mower accident.
Around 6:35 Wednesday evening, officials responded to northeast 72nd Street and North Spencer Road.
The woman was home alone at the time of the crash. The name is being withheld pending all family being notified.
The investigation shows that the woman may have had a medical issue or lost her balance, putting her on the ground. The riding mower was moving or started to move and stopped on the woman. The blades on the mower were not engaged at the time.