Toddler killed in riding lawn mower accident


A Whatcom County toddler was killed this weekend when his grandfather accidentally backed over him with a riding lawn mower, the sheriff's office told the Bellingham Herald.

Jack Joseph Kelley, who was about to turn 2, was playing in the yard when his grandfather on a riding mower backed over him.

"It's what appears to be a tragic, freak accident," Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo told the Herald.

Read the full story here from the Bellingham Herald.