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Blue Grass man killed in lawn tractor accident

Posted on: 8:42 am, September 24, 2012, by

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A Blue Grass, Iowa man died when the lawn tractor he was riding overturned on him.

The accident was reported just after 4 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 2012 in the 3900 block of Highway 61 in Blue Grass.

Donald Roy Fister, 69, was found trapped under his lawn tractor in a roadside ditch he had been mowing.  

Muscatine County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy C.J. Ryan said Mr. Fister was dead when the sheriff’s deputy arrived.