Rocky Mount Man Dead After Lawnmower Accident

A man was killed by the lawnmower he was riding on and now his family is preparing for the funeral.

69 year old Elmer Webb Jr. was killed Wednesday evening in Rocky Mount after the commercial lawnmower he was riding flipped over on top of him, that's according Cpt. Joyner with the Nash County Sheriff's Office, who says that Webb was mowing a person's lawn on Haywood Drive that day.

When that person came home, they found Webb pinned under the lawnmower, that had flipped into an embankment.

According to Cpt. Joyner, by the time firefighters arrived, Webb had died.

His funeral is planned for Saturday.


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