Mowing accident

HICKSVILLE — One man was killed in a Sunday mowing accident, according to the Defiance County Sheriff’s Office.

The office received a call at 7:21 p.m. Sunday of a farm accident at 1021 Spencerville Road. When deputies arrived, they found Dayle E. Sather, 54, of that address, had been operating a mower along a pond and rolled the mower into the pond.

Sather was pronounced dead at the scene by Defiance County Coroner Rachel Rosenfeld.

Also responding to the scene were Hicksville Fire and Rescue and Hicksville Police Department.

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