CHARLEROI, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say an 87-year-old man was found dead in a pond after the mower he was riding apparently slid down an embankment.
It happened in Fallowfield Township on Wednesday. Investigators say the body of Samuel Vignoli was found by dive teams around midnight after he had been reported missing by his family that afternoon.READ MORE: Watch Funeral For Fallen Philadelphia Firefighter Lt. Sean Williamson
Washington County authorities say Vignoli had been clearing brush around a reservoir when the machine he was riding slid down an embankment and into the water.READ MORE: Exclusive: Sources Tell CBS3 Criminal Charges Expected In Fire, Building Collapse That Resulted In Death Of Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson
An official cause of death has not been released.
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