Published: Sep 15, 2010 4:05 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 15, 2010 1:05 PM EDT

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) - A landscaper died after his riding lawnmower went into a lake at a Plantation apartment complex and the rolled on top of him.

Fire office say 26-year-old Stuart man, who wasn't immediately identified, was working at the Southern Pointe Apartments Tuesday morning when he went into the manmade lake. Six co-workers with the Orlando-based PROscape were also at the complex, but apparently didn't see the man go into the lake.

Police called to the scene found the mower, and a dive team found the man underneath. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.