Child killed in lawnmower accident in upstate NY

Posted at 7:47 AM, Oct 17, 2016

Police say a 3-year-old child has been killed in a lawnmower accident in upstate New York.

The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reports that the accident happened shortly after 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Webster in northwestern New York.

Police Lt. Dennis Kohlmeier says the child was run over by a riding lawnmower being driven by a family member.

Details including the child's name weren't immediately released.