Mower fatality

A state trooper, along with Nodaway County Sheriff’s Office personnel, Maryville police and other first responders, worked the scene of a fatal accident Monday, which occurred when the driver of a riding lawnmower was wounded in the neck by a spike or nail protruding from old fire-protection equipment.

Staff writer Anthony Brown can be reached at tbrown@maryvilledailyforum.com or by calling the newspaper at 660.562.2424.