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Man riding lawn mower killed in crash

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SHELBY COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A man who was driving his lawn mower to get his mail was killed when he was hit by a driver in a pickup truck.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff, around 3 p.m. Wednesday the 88-year-old man was driving his mower on Harrington Mill Road when he was hit by a 17-year-old driving a pickup truck.

The 88-year-old was taken to Jewish Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

The name of the man who was killed has not been released.

Deputies said drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the crash. No charges are expected to be filed.

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