One person dead after crash involving Amish buggy, car in Ashland County


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JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- One person is dead and three others are injured following a crash involving an Amish buggy and a car.

It happened Friday afternoon at just after 3:30 on US 42 in Jackson Township which is in Ashland County.

A Chrysler PT Cruiser and an Amish buggy were both traveling northbound.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver of the PT Cruiser did not maintain a clear distance and struck the buggy; both people in the buggy were ejected. A 21-year-old woman, who was traveling in the buggy, died.

A 48-year-old woman, who was also in the buggy, was flown to the hospital. The 45-year-old driver of the PT Cruiser and his 16-year-old passenger were both taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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