Man slips, runs over foot with lawn mower, police say

HOPATCONG — A 27-year-old man had a close call Sunday after accidentally running over his foot with a lawn mower, police said.

He sustained two deep cuts but did not lose any toes, Hopatcong Police Capt. Thomas Kmetz said. The accident occurred around noon on Conklin Avenue as the man was using his lawnmower on a downhill slope, Kmetz said.

The man slipped and his foot went under the mower. The man was wearing a boot which absorbed the brunt of the damage.

“The top of the boot got spit out by the mower,” Kmetz said.

When police arrived, the man was bleeding …read more

Source: NJ.com Sussex

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