The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said a 55-year-old man on a lawnmower was killed Thursday afternoon when he rode on to the road near Sanford and was struck by a pickup truck.
Authorities said Otis Earl Colvin III rode the lawnmower on to Plank Road, west of Sanford, in front of a pickup truck.
Otis was ejected from the lawnmower and died upon impact with the road, the State Highway Patrol said.
No charges have been filed but the district attorney is investigating the incident.
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