Deshler man dies in mowing accident

A Deshler man died Wednesday afternoon after his lawn mower overturned in a ditch in Wood County’s Jackson Township, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office reported.
At 2:02 p.m., deputies responded to the 1600 block of Weston Road for a report of an overturned lawn mower in a ditch, with the operator pinned under the mower.
PMP Ambulance Service arrived at the scene and found Kenneth Petersen, 75, of Deshler, dead.
The accident remains under investigation.
Assisting at the accident scene was Jackson Township/Hoytville Fire Department.



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