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UPDATE: Names released of people involved in fatal accident on Marion Road

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UPDATE: Authorities have released the name of the person who died after an accident involving a lawn mower.

According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Marion Road and Oak Park Circle SW. Deputies said Todd Weatherly, 54, of Rochester, was crossing Marion Road while riding a John Deere lawn mower when he was struck by a Chevy Sudan. The Sudan was driven by Samuel Imhoff, 24, of Rochester.

Weatherly died from his injuries.

The sheriff's office said alcohol or other major factors resulting in criminal charges have not been found yet.

Authorities continue to investigate as they wait for the toxicology report.


PREVIOUS STORY: Investigators are confirming one person is dead after a fatal accident off Marion Road SE in rural Olmsted County.

The accident happened a little before 10 o'clock Wednesday night.

We have not been given details on how many or what kinds of vehicles were involved.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

Marion Road near the intersection with Oak Park Circle SE was closed for a few hours while deputies investigated the scene.

Fox 47 will update this story as more details become available.

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