Hicksville man dies in lawn mower incident

Defiance County Sheriff were called to a home on Spencerville Road near Hicksville, Ohio on a report of a farming accident

Posted: Jul 8, 2019 10:42 AM
Updated: Jul 8, 2019 1:03 PM

HICKSVILLE, Ohio (WFFT) - A Defiance County many is dead after a lawnscaping mishap on Sunday.

Just before 7:30 p.m. on July 7th, Defiance County Sheriff was called to 1021 Spencerville Road in Hicksville, Ohio, which is just over the Indiana/Ohio border.

The original call came in as a farming accident, but once on scene, Defiance County Sheriff found that 54 year-old Dayle Sather of Hicksville was operating a lawn mower along a pond when the mower rolled in.

Sather was pronounced dead at the scene by the Defiance County coroner. A cause of death was not released by officials.

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