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Illinois worker dead in lawnmower mishap

A worker for a lawn service in Swansea, Illinois was killed after he was accidentally pinned by the machinery he was operating, an article from fox2now.com reported on September 25.

Information provided by Swansea Police revealed that they were notified of an accident involving a commercial lawnmower. Responding rescuers reportedly saw the machinery flipped at a pond shore. Responders at the scene recovered the body of an 18-year-old New Athens resident who had been trapped under the machinery. Authorities believed that the victim had been underwater for hours after the mishap occurred and they are waiting for autopsy findings to figure out the cause of his death.

Many families unfortunately have to deal with great emotional pain and financial loss after losing a loved one in a workplace accident. However, if this happen to a loved one in Danville area, the lawyers at Spiros Law, P.C. may work for you if negligent parties are involved. Find out how we may possibly help you lessen your burden today by calling (217) 443-4343.