HALIFAX - Police say a 61-year-old man is dead after a lawn mower rolled on top of him in the Halifax area Saturday morning.
Halifax Regional Police say the man was operating a ride-on mower on the grounds of a church on Rocky Lake Drive.
They say it appears that he rolled over a steep hill leading to the nearby Bedford Highway.
Emergency personnel responded just after 10 a.m. but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say their thoughts are with the victim's family.