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COPY-City worker dies after being trapped underwater by lawnmower

Associated Press - July 9, 2007 4:34 PM ET

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a veteran Tampa worker died today after the lawnmower he was riding overturned, trapping him underwater in a canal.

Bystanders tried to hold 58-year-old Osby Green's nose and mouth above water until help arrived, but the 26-year parks department employee was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Information from: St. Petersburg Times, http://www.sptimes.com

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