Five-Year-Old Killed In Cattaraugus County Law Mower Accident

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CONEWANGO – New York State Police say a 5-year-old died following a law mower accident this week in Conewango.

Troopers in a media release Friday evening say they were dispatched Wednesday night to a report of a child unresponsive under a lawn mower on Route 241.

Through investigation police believe that the child riding lawn mower without an adult and was thrown from the mower.

The lawn mower then drove over the child causing fatal injuries, police said.

The 5-year-old was pronounced at the scene and the trooper’s investigation remains ongoing.



    • How is this disrespectful?!? They didn’t even use the word dead in the sentence they simple said pronounced….thats how respectful they were! Take your anger out on those responsible for a 5 y.o. on a mower not those reporting about it!!!

  1. A 5 year old shouldn’t even be near a lawnmower and should be taught to stay away from them because they are dangerous!!

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