ID released in West Carrollton church lawn mowing fatality

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ID released in West Carrollton church lawn mowing fatality

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Female dies in mowing accident at West Carrollton church

UPDATE @ 6:45 p.m.

The woman killed in a riding lawn mower accident at First Baptist Church in Wese Carrollton has been identified as 51-year-old Donna Skinner, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

FIRST REPORT

A woman has died after a mowing accident on the property of First Baptist Church in West Carrollton.

Crews responded shortly before 3 p.m. to the church, 705 S. Elm St.

Capt. Nick Sanders of the West Carrollton Fire Department said the victim was mowing the church lawn when the riding tractor rolled over on top of her.

“We don’t see many of these,” Sanders said. “Everyone needs to be very careful when they are out mowing, especially on a hillside.”

Sanders said one person saw what happened and people inside the church called 9-1-1.

The female’s identity has not been released.

Police and the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office are investigating.

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