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Limestone County man, 75, drowns after driving lawnmower into TN River

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LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A drowning is under investigation in Limestone County.

Sheriff's officials say the man drove his lawnmower into the Tennessee River along Douglas Drive. He was apparently mowing his lawn when he went into the river, according to authorities.

The Limestone County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 75-year-old Larry Garner.

He mower was found upside down in the river by the victim's wife.

Investigators believe he was riding the mower near the edge of his property on Douglas Drive when he went into the water. Deputy Stephen Young said there's about a 6-foot drop between the yard and the water.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.

Young said they're looking into a possible mower malfunction or health issue for the cause of the accident.

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