Man riding lawn mower hit and killed by SUV
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WOLF) —
A man is dead in Scott Township after an SUV struck the back of a lawn mower he was riding on Monday.
Chief Deputy Coroner Jesse VanDeusen says 57-year-old Michael Russen was traveling south on a riding lawn mower around 3:30 p.m. on Green Grove Road.
That's when Russen was hit from behind by a Ford SUV, according to VanDeusen.
Russen was declared dead at the scene.
The chief deputy coroner says the driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital.
An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.
Scott Township Police Department is investigating.