Traverse City Record-Eagle

June 5, 2013

Man loses arm in lawnmower accident

Traverse City Record-Eagle

— TRAVERSE CITY — An Elmwood Township man lost an arm when he rolled his riding lawnmower.

The man, 63, rolled his lawnmower on a hill off South Bayview Court Tuesday, said Elmwood Township Fire and Rescue Chief Keith Tampa. Rescuers responded about 11:30 a.m.

The victim was transported to Munson Medical Center. He lost his arm below his elbow, authorities said.

Leelanau County sheriff's deputies and North Flight also responded.