Note: This story was last updated at 11:20 a.m. Sept. 18.
The Oak Ridge Police Department has identified the man who died while driving a commercial mower on South Illinois Avenue on Thursday afternoon as Danny Palmer.
The crash between the commercial mower being operated by Palmer, 75, and a GMC pickup truck was reported near Summit Place on South Illinois Avenue at about 2 p.m. Thursday.
Preliminary findings indicate that the pickup truck hit the mower, which was in the roadway at the time of the crash, the ORPD said. [Read more…]