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Charges Filed In Death Of Thomasville Man Killed While Mowing Lawn

7:51 PM, Jun 12, 2013   |    comments
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Thomasville, NC-- A Thomasville man died in April after he was struck by a vehicle while mowing his yard with his riding lawnmower. The man who killed him is facing charges in his death.

Tuesday, June 11, investigators charged the driver, Edward Burcham. Burcham was charged with Misdemeanor Death by Motor Vehicle and Driving Left of Center. 

Bobby Lambert, 70 was pronounced dead at the scene when first responders arrived on the scene the afternoon of April 30. The North Carolina Highway Patrol say Burcham was driving along E. Holly Grove Road, when he swerved to avoid a dog, ran off the road and hit Lambert.

Trooper Jeff Boozer says the truck also struck several small trees in the yard. Burcham was not hurt during the collision.

WFMY News 2, NC Highway Patrol

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