By CBS13 Staff

WOODLAND (CBS13) — A man who was driving a lawnmower was struck and killed by a car on a rural road just west of Woodland on Thursday afternoon.

California Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 3:10 p.m. along County Road 97, south of Highway 16.

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The 58-year-old Woodland man was driving a Walker lawn mower northbound on CR-97 when the car came up behind and struck him. The man was ejected in the crash and was soon pronounced dead at the scene by medics, CHP says.

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Officers say the car driver, a 34-year-old Woodland woman, also suffered minor injuries in the crash and was treated at the scene.

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It’s unclear why the car didn’t slow or stop before crashing into the lawnmower, officers say. Neither drugs nor alcohol were factors in the crash, however.