Pinellas toddler in mower accident leaves hospital

TAMPA – After seven surgeries, 2-year-old Ireland Nugent is scheduled to leave Tampa General Hospital three weeks after her feet were severed in a lawn mower accident.

“It looks like she is going home this weekend,” according to a Facebook page hosted by her family’s church and pastor.

Ireland’s legs were amputated at the calves when her father accidentally backed a riding lawn mower over her April 11 at their Palm Harbor home.

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