A Burlington man was pronounced dead at the scene after reports authorities responded to calls of an unconscious person under a lawn mower.
It happened on Friday just after 3 p.m. Des Moines County deputies and the Mediapolis Fire Department were dispatched to the 17000 block of 50th Ave.
Emergency personnel arrived and found 84-year-old James Elder had tipped over his lawn tractor while mowing. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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