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A Columbus city employee was injured while cutting grass Monday morning.

Posted: Jul. 16, 2018 12:37 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A Columbus city employee was injured while cutting grass Monday morning. 

The incident happened on the city right-of-way on Highway 45 North. 

The name of the employee was not released by the city. The severity of the employee's injuries is not known. 

Early reports indicate the employee's lawnmower overturned near the Carl Hogan Chevrolet dealership in Columbus. 

The city says the mower caught fire after the accident and firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze. 

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