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      Franklin County man killed in lawn mower accident


      A St. Clair man is dead after a lawn mower he was riding overturned and pinned him beneath it.


      The Washington Missourian reports 67-year-old Vernon Peterson of St. Clair was killed in the accident Saturday afternoon.


      Franklin County sheriff's deputies say it appears Peterson was cutting grass with his zero-turn mower when it overturned.

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