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Crime3 kids killed after truck driver, 21, hits Amish buggy

22:40  09 june  2019
22:40  09 june  2019 Source:   freep.com

2 young children killed when drunk driver hits Amish buggy, police say

2 young children killed when drunk driver hits Amish buggy, police say The Michigan State Police said the driver is in custody.

A fatal Friday collision involving a pickup truck and an Amish horse-drawn buggy killed two children ages 2 and 6. The Branch County accident, in which the pickup truck driver drove into the back of the Amish buggy , threw seven passengers — five children and two adults — from the carriage.

— A drunk driver in Michigan killed three children after rear-ending and Amish horse drawn carriage. According to FOX 17, the crash occurred Michigan State Police reportedly said all seven passengers, five of whom were children, were ejected from the carriage when the pickup truck rear-ended it.

3 kids killed after truck driver, 21, hits Amish buggy© Don Reid, The Daily Reporter A damaged truck sits on the side of the road after an accident involving a horse-drawn carriage on Friday, June 7, 2019 in California Township, Mich. Michigan State Police said the pick up truck was headed southbound when the driver rear ended an Amish, horse-drawn carriage. Two adults and five children were ejected from the carriage.

A fatal Friday collision involving an allegedly drunk truck driver and a horse-drawn buggy killed three children, said Michigan State Police.

The Algansee Township crash, in which the pickup truck driver drove into the back of an Amish buggy, threw seven passengers — five children and two adults — from the carriage.

3 children who died after Amish carriage crash identified

3 children who died after Amish carriage crash identified A funeral home has identified three children who died in southern Michigan after the Amish horse-drawn carriage they were riding in was struck by a driver accused of being drunk. Beams Funeral Home of Fremont, Indiana, identifies them as 6-year-old Lillian Graber, 4-year-old Moses Graber and 2-year-old Jacob Graber. Lillian and Jacob died at Friday's crash scene and Moses died at a hospital. Police say they were among five children and their parents were ejected in the crash. The mother and another child were seriously injured. The pickup driver, 21-year-old Tyler Frye, was charged with drunken driving causing death and serious injury.

Police said the driver of this damaged pickup truck was drunk when he rear-ended an Amish horse-drawn carriage, killing two children and seriously injuring three other The state has the sixth-largest Amish population in the United States, after Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin and New York.

Police report that a pickup truck slammed into a horse carriage in central Michigan.

MSP trooper Seth Reed said two children, a 2-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl, died on the scene. Three others, including a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old, sustained serious injuries, according to ABC.

The 4-year-old boy later died at a local hospital, Reed said.

The truck driver is 21-year-old Tyler Frye from Angola, Indiana. He has been arrested and was intoxicated at the time of the crash, Reed said.

Frye is charged with 3 counts of operating while under the influence causing death, two counts of operating while under the influence causing serious injury and one count of possessing a firearm while intoxicated.

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Injured buggy passengers were taken to hospitals in Kalamazoo and Fort Wayne, Indiana, WSBT-TV reports.

Driver killed after SUV flipped several times on I-35E

Driver killed after SUV flipped several times on I-35E A 51-year-old man was killed Monday afternoon after the SUV he was driving flipped at least seven times on Interstate 35E. The man was driving a 2000 Mitsubishi Montero southbound on I-35E near Camp Wisdom Road when he changed lanes from the middle lane and then made a hard left turn, police said. The SUV flipped seven to eight times, and the driver was ejected onto the highway, police said. Police say the man was driving "an unsafe speed" moments before the crash at around 4:10 p.m. The man, who has not been publicly identified, was taken to the hospital, where he died.

An alleged drunk driver in Michigan killed two young children after rear-ending an Amish buggy with his pickup truck . There were seven people, two adults, and five children, in the buggy at the time, and they were all thrown from the carriage. Authorities said that a two-year-old and six-year-old child were

Two children have been killed after a truck hit an Amish horse-drawn buggy in Michigan. The two children were among seven people thrown from the carriage after it was hit from behind in Algansee ABC News reported that the truck driver was drunk at the time and is being held in Branch County Jail.

Branch County is home to some of the many Amish communities in Michigan, which has the sixth-largest Amish population of any U.S. state.

A Michigan buggy-car collision killed one Amish child and injured another in 2017, and another hospitalized a family of three in 2016.

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