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Ferndale toddler killed in lawn mowing accident

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Ferndale toddler killed in lawn mowing accident

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

FERNDALE, Wash. – A toddler has died in a riding lawn-mower accident outside of Ferndale.

Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo says it happened last Saturday morning when a grandfather mowing the lawn did not see his grandson and accidentally backed over him.

The toddler died instantly.

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The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Department is not releasing the name of the family or the child’s name at this time.