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Man killed in Redgranite lawn mower crash

Emergency crews respond to a crash between an SUV and a lawn mower July 3, 2013 in Redgranite.
Emergency crews respond to a crash between an SUV and a lawn mower July 3, 2013 in Redgranite.

REDGRANITE, WI (WTAQ) - Authorities say one man was killed after a crash involving a riding lawn mower and an SUV on Wednesday in Redgranite.

According to the Waushara County Sheriff's Department, it happened just before 3:45 p.m. at the intersection of Bannerman Avenue and Pearl Street.

The driver of the lawn mower, identified as 81-year-old Leonard Schrock, was airlifted to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Redgranite police say he was driving the mower in the road when he was hit. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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