Deshler Man Killed In Lawn Mower Accident

4/20/17 – 5:36 A.M.

A Deshler man died in a lawn mower accident Wednesday afternoon. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office reports the incident happened in a ditch in Jackson Township around 2 p.m.

Deputies responded to the 1600 Block of Weston Road for a report of an overturned lawnmower. EMS responders found 75-year-old Kenneth Peterson pinned underneath the machinery.

The accident remains under investigation.

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