At approximately 4:45 PM on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 7600 block of Self Lane in Morris to investigate the report of a person being run over by a golf cart. According to witnesses, a 52 year old male was out working in his yard. His 72 year old neighbor was driving his golf cart and had stopped to talk with the victim for a bit. When the driver of the golf cart went to leave, he didn’t realize his golf cart was in reverse and accidentally backed over the victim. The golf cart turned over during the accident and pinned the victim between the cart and the cement.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he passed away from his injuries on September 3, 2020. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.