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2 Killed After Tractor-Trailer And Amish Buggy Collide In Mercer Co.

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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.

The truck driver’s condition is unknown.

Stay with KDKA for more information.

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