15-month-old airlifted after accidentally backed over with lawnmower

New York State

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KEUKA PARK, N.Y. (WETM) — First responders reported to Yates County, where a young child had been struck and injured by a lawnmower Friday around 1 p.m.

Rhonda Zimmerman, 28, of Keuka Park, was operating a lawnmower and had accidentally backed over her 15-month-old child.

The child had received severe injuries to the legs and arms and had to be airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester to be treated for the injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be provided once made available.

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