Woman killed, man and 2 infants hurt in Amish buggy crash

Police investigate the scene where authorities say an Amish buggy has been struck from behind, killing a woman and critically injuring a man and two infants, Friday, April 20, 2018 in Sidney, Ohio. –The Associated Press

SIDNEY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Amish buggy has been struck from behind in Ohio, killing a woman and critically injuring a man and two infants.

The Springfield News-Sun reports the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says the buggy was properly lit when it was struck around 9 p.m. Friday. Sidney is about 75 miles northwest of Columbus.

A 23-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The infants were flown to a Dayton hospital. The man was taken to a local medical facility and transferred to a Dayton hospital.

Sheriff Lt. Tim Bender says the four were members of the same family. Their names haven’t been released.

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The driver of the vehicle that struck the buggy fled on foot after the accident and was arrested a mile from the scene.