Grandfather dies, 5-year-old injured after being hit by SUV while riding lawnmower

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UNITY (WGME) -- The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office says a 5-year-old girl and her grandfather where hit by an SUV while crossing a road on a lawnmower in Unity Wednesday.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. near 301 Albion Road.

Deputies say the grandfather died from his injuries overnight. The girl is expected recover.

The SUV driver was also taken to a hospital. The driver suffered non-life-threatening.

This story will be updated.

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