RAYNE, LA (CBSDFW.COM) – One man died and two were injured in a lawnmower accident in which one man was riding on the lawnmower’s hood and another man, riding in a wheelchair, was holding on to a tractor pulled behind it, according to KFDA NewsChannel 10 in Amarillo.
Wilbert J. Bourque Jr., 41, who was driving the mower, died from his injuries, according to Rayne Chief of Police Carroll J. Stelly.
Rayne Police said they recieved a call around 8:45 P.M. Sunday about the crash. The lawnmower was heading east on the road when it was hit from behind by a Ford truck, also headed east.
Bourque was brought to a local hospital, where he later died, according to KFDA NewsChannel 10. Two other victims were transported by Air Med Helicopter to other hospitals. Both are listed in stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing.
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