Man killed in mower accident at Snohomish County golf course

TULALIP, Wash. - A worker at Battle Creek Golf Course near Tulalip was killed Friday when a lawn mower flipped over on top of him, Snohomish County officials said.

Deputies and Marysville Fire Department medics responded to the scene at about 1:20 p.m. Friday after receiving a report of an accident on the 13th fairway of the golf course, said Snohomish County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Shari Ireton.

The victim was found dead at the scene.

Ireton said it appears the man was riding the lawn mower when it flipped over on top of him.

The man's name was withheld pending notification of his next of kin.