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Police investigating fatal lawn mower accident in Bedford Saturday

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A 61-year-old man has died following a lawn mower accident in Bedford.

Halifax Regional Police say the accident happened just after 10 a.m. near the Bedford Highway.

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Police believe the man was operating a ride-on mower on the grounds of the Bedford Baptist Church on Rocky Lake Drive.

“It appears that he rolled over a steep hill which leads to the Bedford Highway,” Halifax police said in a news release Saturday.

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The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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