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MSP investigating after pickup truck crashes into Amish buggy in Montcalm County

Amish Buggy Crash
Amish Buggy Crash
Posted at 9:31 AM, Mar 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-11 03:11:01-05

PINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Troopers say two people were seriously injured and a horse was killed when a truck hit an Amish buggy in Montcalm County.

The crash happened Thursday morning on M-91, north of Briggs Road, in Pine Township.

Michigan State Police say a pickup truck heading southbound on M-91 crossed the center line and hit a northbound Amish buggy.

Troopers say the driver of the buggy, a 62-year-old man from Stanton, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital. His passenger, a 65-year-old woman from Stanton, was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

According to MSP, the driver of the pickup truck, a 71-year-old man from Morley, was taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.