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Emergency crews rescue man trapped under lawn mower in Limestone Co.

A boater reported seeing a man in the water with a lawn mower on top of him on Douglas Drive.

Posted: May 14, 2019 4:41 PM
Updated: May 14, 2019 6:41 PM

UPDATE: (4:50 p.m.) The Limestone County Sheriff's Office says the victim has been freed from underneath the lawn mower, and he is conscious and expected to survive.

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From earlier:

The Limestone County Sheriff's Office says deputies and Emergency Medical Services are responding to an incident after a boater reported seeing a man in the water with a lawn mower on top of him on Douglas Drive.

The sheriff's office says deputies are attempting to get the mower off the victim, and a boater is assisting to keep the man above water.

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