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Man, 75, killed when lawn tractor rolls over him

Updates With Death Due To Traumatic Asphyxiation, Ruled Accidental.

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. – Authorities say a man was killed when his lawn tractor rolled over him in western Pennsylvania.

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Police say the accident happened at about 2:15 p.m. Saturday in Moon Township but released few other details.

The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office identified the victim as 75-year-old Joseph Orient and said he died of traumatic asphyxiation. His death was ruled accidental.

Township police and the medical examiner’s office are investigating.