Man dies in landscaping accident

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A landscaping contractor doing maintenance work at The Lakeside Apartments on Thursday died after the ATV he was riding overturned in a pond, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Gale Johnson, 61, was operating a four-wheeler near a pond at the complex at 8700 Southside Boulevard when it flipped over on top of him and landed in the water, according to police.

Johnson's body was found a few hours later by another worker.

It wasn't immediately known if he was crushed by a four-wheeler or drowned in the pond.

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