Wisconsin Man Drowns After Freeing Lawnmower
An 87-year-old man drowned after he lost control of his riding lawnmower and drove it into a lake in Wisconsin.
According to the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, Gene Mathey was mowing a steep shoreline when his lawnmower got stuck. While trying to free it, he lost control and was thrown into the lake.
His body was found in the lake Thursday afternoon.