Peaks Island teen killed in lawn mower accident

Published: May. 20, 2020 at 12:34 AM EDT
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A 16-year-old boy was killed in an accident involving a lawn mower on Peaks Island.

Police say the teen was mowing lawns on the island around 4 Monday afternoon when he became trapped between the mower and a parked boat.

The boy was flown to the mainland but he could not be revived.

The teen's name has not been released.

In a statement, Portland Police passed along condolences to the boy's family and called the incident a "tragic accident."