WINSTON COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The death of a Winston County woman has been deemed heat-related with underlying medical issues.
Winston County Coroner Scott Gregory confirmed the 74-year-old woman died on Monday.
He said the woman was mowing during the mid-afternoon, and she was found slumped over after the mower struck a tree.
She was rushed to a local emergency room, and she was pronounced dead at 4:12 p.m.
The coroner said the woman had open-heart surgery.
The woman’s name has not been released.
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