Man killed in lawn mower accident at Kentucky cemetery

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LOUISA, Ky. (AP) – Authorities in Kentucky say a man has died in a lawn mower accident at a cemetery.

WSAZ-TV reports the accident happened Friday night at Pine Hill Cemetery in the eastern Kentucky community of Louisa.

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The Lawrence County Emergency Management Agency says on its Facebook page that the Louisa Fire Department responded to the accident. The victim was transported to a Louisa hospital. His name was not immediate released.

Louisa police are investigating the accident.

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5/12/2018 11:32:28 AM (GMT -4:00)

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