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.