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Virginia man killed while driving riding lawnmower in road

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HAMPTON, Va. – A Virginia police department says a man was killed last weekend when the riding lawnmower he was driving in the center of the road was hit from behind by a car.

Hampton Police said they received a call about an accident on Shell Road around 11 p.m. on Saturday.

Officers found a Chevrolet Malibu sedan that hit a lawnmower in the road from behind. Two people were on the lawnmower, and the driver, 62-year-old Floyd Arthur Howard, died.

The passenger on the lawnmower was taken to the hospital with injuries which police said were not considered life-threatening.