On Monday, May 18, just after 4:00 pm, Peaks Island Police and Fire responded to the report of a subject injured while mowing a lawn. A 16 year old male operating a riding lawn mower had become trapped between the mower and a parked boat. First Responders found the male suffering from serious injuries. Paramedics from Peaks Island and the mainland along with a Lifeflight Helicopter were dispatched and despite their resuscitation efforts were not able to revive the teen and he was pronounced deceased.
The cause and manner of death will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.