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One Man Killed, Two Others Injured, When Truck Hits Lawn Mower Pulling Wheelchair

Wilbert Bourque Jr., who was driving the lawnmower, was killed when a truck hit him. Wilbert Bourque Jr., who was driving the lawnmower, was killed when a truck hit him.

A joyride involving a riding lawn mower and a wheelchair ended with one man dead and two others hospitalized, Louisiana authorities said.

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Wilbert Bourque Jr., was driving the mower Sunday night on a public road, with another man on the hood and a third in a wheelchair hanging on from behind, police said. 

A truck headed in the same direction hit them from the rear, according to Rayne Police Chief Carroll Stelly, CBS affiliate KLFY-TV reported. 

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Bourque died later at a nearby hospital. The other two men were listed in stable condition, the station reported.

Police are investigating the incident.

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