Fatal lawnmower crash still under investigation

First Posted: 5:00 am - December 2nd, 2015

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PAGELAND — State troopers are still investigating the Nov. 17 crash that claimed the life of a Chesterfield County man on a riding lawnmower.

Jimmy Funderburk was operating a 2003 Toro zero-turn mower on S.C. 207 near Pageland when a 20o1 Dodge pickup truck driven by Lee Millard of Monroe, North Carolina struck him from behind, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Both vehicles were heading north on the state highway. Funderburk died of his injuries at the scene shortly after the 5:40 p.m. wreck.

Milliard was wearing his seat belt and was not injured. Troopers said the crash was still under investigation and no charges had been filed as of Tuesday night.

Maria D. Grandy



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