Virginia man killed while driving riding lawnmower in road

A Virginia police department says a man was killed last weekend when the riding lawnmower he was driving in the center of the road was hit from behind by a car.

News outlets report Hampton Police said they received a call about an accident on Shell Road around 11 p.m. on Saturday. Officers found a Chevrolet Malibu sedan that hit a lawnmower in the road from behind.

Two people were on the lawnmower, and the driver, 62-year-old Floyd Arthur Howard, died.

The passenger on the lawnmower was taken to the hospital with injuries which police said were not considered life-threatening.

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