Bluff City lawn mower accident results in death

SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office deputies said a woman died after being pinned underneath a lawn mower in Bluff City Tuesday evening.

Deputies said the incident happened around 4 p.m. on Big Arm Branch Road and when they arrived, the woman was pinned under the mower.

According to a SCSO news release, the woman — later identified as Sandra Adamkiewicz, 71, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies said it appears that Adamkiewicz was mowing along a sloped section of her yard when the mower rolled over and pinned her underneath.

Sullivan County EMS and the Bluff City Rescue Squad also responded to the accident.

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