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Man dies in riding mower accident in Spring Township

A man was killed Tuesday in Spring Township when the riding mower he was operating traveled down an embankment and overturned.

Robert Wagner died in the accident on the 200 block of Fifth Alley, Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers confirmed Wednesday.

Sayers said he was called to the accident around 5 p.m. Tuesday. He pronounced Wagner dead at the scene.

An autopsy was performed late Wednesday afternoon to determine the official cause of death.

Wagner was pinned under the tractor after it traveled down the embankment and overturned.

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