Police release name of St. Louis city worker killed while cutting grass


ST. LOUIS – Police have now released the name of the St. Louis city worker that died after a tractor he was operating rolled over on him. Michael Desnoyer, 52, died while cutting grass on a hillside on Holly Hills near Carondelet Park.

St. Louis mayoral spokesman Jacob Long says the man was a worker in the city’s Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department. SLMPD says an accident reconstruction team is investigating.

Mayor Lyda Krewson posted on social media that the man was a “longtime and dedicated worker.” Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

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