Area man flown to Indianapolis hospital after mowing accident

A Columbus man was flown to an Indianapolis hospital after a mowing accident Monday night.

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department says that at approximately 6:30 p.m., Deputy Terrance Holderness responded to the scene, at 371 North Country Club Road, in which 52-year-old Carl Brown was found in a small ditch line with his riding mower partially on top of him. Sheriff’s Department Spokesperson Judy Jackson says that Capt. Dave Steinkoenig and Harrison Township Fire Department personnel arrived within minutes and were able to get the mower off of Brown.

Brown was flown to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. His condition has not been made available.