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      Man killed in lawnmower accident

      The Michigan State Police responded to a man pinned under a lawnmower under water on Wednesday afternoon in Norway Township.

      According to police, Melvin Miner, 71, was riding his lawnmower at around 4:15 p.m. when it slid off a river bank edge and flipped, pinning him in the Menominee River under two feet of water.

      Police attempted lifesaving measures, but Miner was pronounced dead at the scene.

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