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Lawn maintenance worker found under mower in pond has died, PBSO says

Posted at 10:47 AM, Nov 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-05 14:17:51-05

Emergency crews pulled a man from a pond in suburban Delray Beach Monday morning, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Just before 9 a.m. deputies and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue were dispatched to a call of a water rescue at the Lakes of Delray development.

PBSO said responding deputies and first responders found a lawn maintenance worker under a lawn mower in a drainage pond.  

Investigators now say he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The sheriff's office is investigating the incident.