Man dead after lawnmower crash in Ohio


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LAWRENCE COUNTY, OH (WOWK) — An Ohio man is dead after a lawnmower crashes into a creek in Lawrence County Saturday morning.

Ohio State Highway Patrol officers say Gary L. Pancake, 60, of Willow Wood, was operating a Craftsman riding lawn mower southbound on County Road 64 when the lawnmower drove off the left side of the roadway and overturned in a creek in Mason Township.

Pancake was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lawrence County Coroner’s Office.

The crash remains under investigation.

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