Grandfather on mower runs over 3-year-old girl

Livingston County authorities said a 3-year-old Genoa Township girl was critically hurt when her 63-year-old grandfather accidentally ran her over with a riding lawnmower. Lt. Curt Ruf of the Brighton Area Fire Department said the man was mowing the lawn at a home in Genoa Township on Wednesday afternoon when he began backing up to make another pass. Ruf said that the girl "went out to surprise him, and he didn't see her.'
AP Wire
Jun 30, 2011

 

Ruff said the accident nearly severed the girl’s leg. She was in critical condition Wednesday evening at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor.

 

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