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Child killed in lawnmower accident in upstate NY

Posted at 7:47 AM, Oct 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-17 07:47:19-04

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.