Man struck by van while riding homemade snow plow in St. Louis

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 21, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 21 at 7:28 PM

(KMOV) – A man riding a homemade snow plow was hospitalized after being struck by a van in Spanish Lake Tuesday morning.

According to police, the victim constructed the plow by installing an extra blade onto his lawn mower. He was riding it at his home in the 12500 block of Bellefontaine Rd. around 1:15 a.m. when he lost control and went into the street.

Police say he was then struck by a van traveling down the road.

The victim was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

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