Indiana woman dies after being struck by vehicle on riding lawnmower, police say

Indiana woman dies after being struck by vehicle on riding lawnmower, police say
An Indiana woman has died after being hit by a vehicle while operating her lawnmower Friday, according to Indiana State Police. (Source: Pixabay)

DUBOIS COUNTY, Ind. (WAVE) - An Indiana woman has died after being hit by a vehicle while operating her lawnmower Friday, according to Indiana State Police.

Police said that officers from ISP and the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle and utility tractor collision on County Road 675 North near Portersville Road around 6:35 p.m. Friday.

Investigation revealed that Ruth A. Meyer, 60, from Jasper, was riding her lawnmower when she entered the road from the south into the path of a vehicle traveling west on County Road 675 North.

The driver was unable to avoid collision and struck the lawnmower. Meyer was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the crash.

Police said alcohol or drugs did not contribute to this crash. The crash is still under investigation by ISP.

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