Woman killed while mowing grass in Dearborn County identified
DEARBORN COUNTY, Ind. (WXIX) - The woman that was killed after she was hit by a truck as she cut grass Friday has been identified, according to Dearborn County Sheriff Shane McHenry.
The sheriff said 70-year-old Rita Hartman was cutting grass around 1 p.m. near the road when a 74-year-old Lester Cash’s truck drove off North Dearborn Road and hit her.
The woman was using a push mower, the sheriff’s office said.
At this time, Sheriff McHenry said it is still unclear what caused the driver to leave the road.
Cash is cooperating with the investigation.
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