Metro East man dies after lawn mower rolls over, catches fire - KMOV.com

Metro East man dies after lawn mower rolls over, catches fire

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SHILOH, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

Authorities said a 74-year-old man was killed after his riding lawn mower rolled over and caught fire Wednesday.

A passersby said others nearby quickly assisted the man engulfed in flames near the the intersection of Parkland Boulevard and Frank Scott Parkway in Shiloh, Illinois.

The man was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

He reportedly suffered burns on over 50 percent of his body. 

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