Toddler loses leg in Camas lawnmower accident

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by KGW staff

NWCN.com

Posted on May 5, 2013 at 4:44 PM

Updated Monday, May 6 at 10:23 AM

CAMAS, Wash.-- An 18-month-old boy reportedly had his leg cut off in an accident with a riding lawn mower in Camas Sunday afternoon.

The boy was reportedly injured when his grandfather was backing up the Kubota lawnmower at a home at Northeast 272nd Avenue and Northeast 36th Street.

At about 3:05 p.m., a Life Flight helicopter responded to the home and flew the child to Legacy Emmanual Hospital in Portland, said Sgt. Craig Randall with the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators said they do not think drugs or alcohol were factors in the accident.

 


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