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9 injured when vehicle rear-ends Amish buggy in Wisconsin

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Associated Press
Created: November 25, 2021 06:56 PM

Nine people were injured in north-central Wisconsin when a vehicle rear-ended an Amish buggy at “highway speeds," authorities said.

The crash was reported about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday in the town of Little Black, the Taylor County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. Ten people were in the buggy as it headed north on a county road.

The release said eight of the nine people injured had “significant injuries” and were transported for medical care. Their conditions are not known.

The 35-year-old driver of the vehicle is being held in the Taylor County Jail on suspicion of operating under the influence of a controlled substance and inattentive driving, authorities said.


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