Driver of riding lawnmower killed in collision with SUV on highway, SC cops say

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A driver on a riding lawnmower was killed when the vehicle was struck by an SUV on a highway, South Carolina officials said.

The driver of the lawnmower was heading south on a highway near Patrick, which is about 75 miles northeast of Columbia, at around 6:35 a.m. on Oct. 5, according to Master Trooper Gary Miller with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

A 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer was also heading southbound on the highway when it struck the riding mower, which was towing a trailer, Miller said.

The driver of the lawnmower was pronounced dead on scene, he said. The driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer and a passenger were not injured.

Miller did not release the name of the lawnmower driver.

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