71-year-old Edna man dies in lawnmower incident

Justice of the Peace - Precinct #2 Judge Cyndi Poulton pronounced the man dead at the scene

EDNA, Texas – On Thursday, December 30, the Edna Police Department responded to a call from a city worker who saw a man trapped under a lawnmower at the intersection of 711 Brackenridge and Pumphrey.

Edna Police Chief, Rick Boone, confirms the man was 71-year-old Edna Resident, Robert “Bobby” Bergstrom.

Chief Boone believes Bergstrom was attempting to load his lawnmower onto his utility tractor-truck when it fell over on top of Bergstrom and also believes Bergstrom was pinned under the lawnmower for about 45 minutes to an hour until a city worker noticed him and notified the police.

Justice of the Peace – Precinct #2 Judge Cyndi Poulton pronounced Bergstrom dead at the scene. Poulton ordered an autopsy into the cause of death, which is pending at this time.