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Lawn mower driver killed, rider hurt in crash with car

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Posted at 5:41 PM, Oct 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-18 17:41:45-04

HAMPTON, Va. -- Police say a Virginia man who was driving a riding lawnmower in a roadway has died after being struck by a car.

Hampton police said in a news release that a call came in about a motor vehicle crash late Saturday night.

Officers found a sedan had hit the mower from behind.

The driver of the mower died at the scene, police said.

Another man who was riding on the lawn mower was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

Police didn’t say if any charges had been filed in connection with the crash, which remains under investigation.