A man died last Friday after rolling a lawn mower into a pond in Fraser Heights.

A man died last Friday after rolling a lawn mower into a pond in Fraser Heights.

Man killed in lawnmower accident

Grass maintenance worker drowns after machine rolls into pond.

A 20-year-old man was killed while cutting grass last Friday in Glenwood Park.

At about 8:30 a.m. on July 29, the maintenance worker, who was cutting the grass in the Fraser Heights park, became trapped beneath the commercial lawnmower he was riding after it rolled into a pond.

RCMP have released few details, however witnesses say a co-worker and bystander helped lift the mower off the victim and performed CPR until emergency responders arrived.

It is unclear how long the man was trapped in the water or what caused the accident.

The victim died in hospital.

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