UNION COUNTY, NC - A man died after the riding lawnmower he was operating overturned in North Carolina, officials say.
According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, two men were using riding lawnmowers around 4 p.m. Thursday at the end of the grass airstrip at Midstate Aviation.
One of the mowers slid about 5 feet (1.5 meters) down an embankment and overturned, pinning the man.
The other man later noticed the overturned mower and called for help.
Seventy-five-year-old Charles Wayne Arant of Wingate was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators say the death appears to have been an accident. No other details were immediately available.