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Beatrice man killed in lawn mower accident

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Posted at 6:51 PM, May 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-24 19:51:54-04

Gage County officials say a Beatrice man has been killed in a lawn mower accident.

Gage County Sheriff Millard "Gus" Gustafson tells radio station KWBE that the body of 55-year-old Max Manes, of Beatrice, was found Wednesday morning in a creek pinned under a large mower.

Family members of Manes' say he had been mowing Tuesday night and did not return home.

His body was found around 9:50 a.m. Wednesday.