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74-Year-Old Man Killed After Struck By SUV While Mowing His Lawn

WYOMING, Del. (CBS/AP) - A 74-year-old Delaware man has died after he was struck by a car while mowing his lawn. Delaware State Police say the man lived in the Camden Wyoming area on Westville Road. His name was not released.

Police say he was mowing in the ditch in front of his home just before 8 p.m. Saturday when he was struck.

The driver of a Hyundai Santa Fe drove off the road and hit a culvert pipe before crossing the man's driveway. The man was struck and then pinned under the sport utility vehicle, which overturned.

Police say he was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

The driver, a 59-year-old woman, was treated at the scene and released.

The crash remains under investigation.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Sgt. J. Wheatley by calling 302-698-8518. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

(© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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