2 Killed After Tractor-Trailer And Amish Buggy Collide In Mercer Co.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – Two people were killed and a third injured after a tractor-trailer crashed into an Amish family’s buggy.
It happened around 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Mercer County, along Angel and Pulaski Mercer roads.
Officials say a mother and small child were killed after the trailer hit their buggy, possibly from behind.
Authorities say 34-year-old Mary Byler of New Wilmington and her 11-year-old daughter, whose name was withheld, died in the crash. Byler’s husband, 35-year-old William Byler, was seriously injured and flown to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, Ohio.
The horse carrying the buggy was severely injured in the crash as well.
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