Upstate New York boy, 3, killed in lawnmower accident: police

WEBSTER, N.Y. — Police say a 3-year-old child has been killed in a lawnmower accident in upstate New York.

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

The child was run over by a riding lawnmower being driven by a family member, police Lt. Dennis Kohlmeier says.

The young boy died on scene, a local TV station reports.

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

The child’s death is being treated as an accident.

PIX11’s Ashley Soley-Cerro contributed to this report.