Hampton, VA (October 19, 2020) – Authorities in Hampton are investigating a fatal crash that took place this past Saturday night involving a sedan and a riding lawnmower.
According to the accident report, a traffic accident involving a man on a riding lawnmower was reported to have occurred in the 1800 block of Shell Road shortly after 11:00 p.m. on October 17.
A witness heard the accident occur from inside her home and called the authorities just after 11:00 p.m. this past Saturday evening.
Upon arrival at the scene of the accident, first responders found that a Chevy Malibu had struck a riding lawnmower occupied by Floyd Howard Jr., 62.
Howard was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash by medical professionals. Another man was also on the lawnmower when the accident took place. He was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries deemed non-life-threatening in nature.
According to the information provided by the preliminary accident investigation, both the lawnmower and the sedan were headed in the same direction on Shell Road when for unknown reasons, the sedan struck the lawnmower from behind.
No further information has been provided at this time concerning the wreck or its surrounding circumstances.
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