Man Struck, Killed While Trying To Free Lawnmower POSTED: 11:44 am EDT August 25, 2004 UPDATED: 12:31 pm EDT August 25, 2004 ORANGE COUNTY, N.C. -- An Orange County man was killed Tuesday afternoon after his wife accidentally ran over him with their pickup truck. The woman lost control of the pickup while helping her husband free a riding lawnmower, that officials say got stuck in a low area of their yard on Pleasant Green Road, near Hillsborough. The Orange County Sheriff's Office says the man had tied a rope to the lawnmower and was unable to pull it free. His wife took over at the driver's wheel and the man was struck as he stood behind it. Copyright 2004 by WRAL.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.