LaFayette man killed when lawnmower struck by truck

Published 3:52 pm Thursday, September 7, 2023

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A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, has claimed the life of a Lafayette man.

According to a press release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Richard HFetner, 69, was fatally injured when the Kubota lawnmower he was operating was struck in the rear-end by a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado. Fetner was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 77 near the 11 mile marker, approximately eight miles south of Wadley, in Chambers County.

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