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Posted: Jun 29, 2014 3:37 PM

Updated: Jun 29, 2014 3:38 PM

FANNETT, Texas (AP) An 80-year-old Southeast Texas man drowned when the mower he was riding slipped into a pond on his rural property, pinning him beneath the surface.

A Jefferson County sheriff's statement says an autopsy has been ordered on Billy Huffines.

Deputy Rod Carroll said Huffines died shortly before noon on Saturday at his property in Fannett, 14 miles southwest of Beaumont.

Topics: TX--Fatal Mower Accident

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