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      Accident while mowing takes life of Amarillo man

      A 77-year-old Amarillo man died this morning as a result of an accident while mowing the lawn.

      A 77-year-old Amarillo man died this morning as a result of an accident while mowing the lawn.

      At 9:32 this morning, Amarillo police officers wre sent to a home in the 1000 block of S. Pryor on a traffic accident.

      Officers found that the accident happened in the driveway of the home. The driver, Jesus Suarez, 22, was back ing out of the driveway in his 2004 Dodge pickup.

      The pedestrian victim, Jesus G. Suarez, 77, of the same residence, had been mowing the lawn.

      The driver did not notice the man behind him until he felt the vehicle strike him.

      The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead from injuries received in the collision.

      The JP ordered an autopsy, and the Traffic Investigation Squad is continuing their investigation. No one has been arrested.