Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Amish buggy accident kills mom, daughter after crash with semi

See also

An Amish buggy accident has claimed the lives of an Amish mother and her daughter after a semi-truck plowed into the back of their horse-drawn buggy, UPI reported on Dec. 1.

The victims of the Amish buggy accident were identified as Mary Byler, 34, and her daughter, 11, whose name was not released by authorities. They died at the scene.

Injured in the Amish buggy accident was Byler’s husband, William, who was flown to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, Ohio, ABC News reported. His condition had been reported as critical at the time of the Amish buggy crash.

The horse in the Amish buggy accident was so severely injured that it was put down.

Details of how the Amish buggy accident occurred are still unclear.

The crash occurred late on Saturday afternoon on Pulaski Mercer Road about 60 miles northwest of Pittsburgh when a semi-truck driven by Matthew Coulter, 36, of Pulaski, struck the back of the Amish buggy, according to the Inquisitr. The driver of the semi was said to be uninjured.

The Amish buggy accident remains under investigation by state police.

Advertisement

News

  • Ukraine
    Ukrainians have photo evidence that connect Russian soldiers to unrest in the country
    Video
    Watch Video
  • Drone strikes in Yemen
    An estimated 65 al-Qaeda militants were killed in drone strikes over the weekend
    World News
  • FBI investigates stowaway
    After a teen snuck into a plane's landing gear, the FBI will reevaluate airport security
    Headlines
  • American wins Boston Marathon
    Meb Keflezighi becomes the first American to win the Boston Marathon in decades
    Sports
  • Search for MH370
    As the search for MH370 in the ocean goes dim, crews may shift the search area yet again
    Headlines
  • Ferry disaster claims over 100 lives
    The death toll for the South Korean ferry disaster rises above 100
    Video
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!