UPDATE: Authorities identify man struck and killed on riding lawnmower

May 22, 2023
Mike Tanner

EPHIPHANY, S.D.–A man struck and killed last week while on a riding lawnmower has been identified.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 66 year-old Lenny Zens of Canova died when the mower he was on was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by a Mitchell woman.

The Patrol says Zens was southbound, and in the lane of travel.

It happened last Wednesday on Highway 25, two miles north of Epiphany.

The woman who rear-ended Zens was not injured.