Sangamon County man dead in commercial mower accident

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LELAND GROVE - Sangamon County authorities say one person is dead as a result of an incident involving a commercial mower on June 17.

Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says Daren Cox, 44, was pronounced dead at Memorial Medical Center at 1:50 p.m.  Authorities say Cox was driving a commercial mower in Leland Grove when the mower overturned on a slope next to the creek.

Edwards says the preliminary results of an autopsy revealed that Cox died from injuries sustained in this incident.  The Sangamon County Coroner's Office continues to investigate this death.

We will provide more details as they become available.

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