SUNMAN, Ind. — A man driving a pickup truck hit and killed a woman mowing a lawn in Dearborn County, the sheriff's office said.
Sheriff Shane McHenry said a woman was riding a lawn mower in a drainage ditch on N. Dearborn Road Friday afternoon when a man driving a pickup truck hit her. She died on the scene.
The woman has not been identified, but McHenry said her death will impact the entire county.
"We're a very close-knit community here in Dearborn County," McHenry said. "Everybody still knows most of your neighbors and a lot of people who grew up (in) the area stay in the area, so this will not only affect the family, but it also will be a tremendous loss for the community."
The driver stayed on the scene, and the sheriff's office said he was not arrested. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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