1 airlifted after plane hits man on mower

TAYLORSVILLE, NC (WBTV) - Authorities there said a pilot descending on a grass air strip landed on a man mowing the runway at Taylorsville Airport.

Alexander County Emergency Management said the man on the mower is seriously hurt and was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Authorities tell us he should survive.

The plane flipped over, but the pilot was not hurt.

Authorities believe the pilot didn't do anything wrong.

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