Woman trapped under lawnmower for 20 minutes, dies

Rescue crews found 65-year-old under lawnmower tipped on its side

A 67-year-old woman is dead after she was trapped under her lawnmower for 20 minutes before someone found her.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Department said in a release that it happened Saturday around 3 p.m. in the Town of Janesville.

The woman, Sue A. Flynn, 67, was not breathing when deputies and rescue crews arrived. It appears the lawnmower hit a culvert in the driveway and tipped over on its side, onto Flynn.

The woman was taken to a hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.