Woman killed in tragic riding lawnmower accident in Milton

Trapped under the mower for hours, woman was pronounced dead at the scene

A woman is dead after becoming trapped under a riding lawnmower in Milton Tuesday evening.

The tragic incident happened shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Derry Road, near Appleby Line.

Police say the woman, believed to be in her 50s, was cutting grass when the mower rolled down an embankment and into the water, pinning her underneath.

Family members found her several hours later.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police continue to investigate.

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