SUV rear-ended horse drawn buggy, two Amish brothers killed
Legal News for Indiana Personal Injury Attorneys. Crash involving horse drawn cart and SUV killed two Amish brothers near Salem.
Indiana personal injury attorney alerts- Two Amish brothers dead after their horse drawn buggy was involved in fatal crash.
Washington County, IN—Two Amish brothers were killed when their horse drawn carriage was struck by an SUV on Saturday, January 16, 2010. The weekend collision occurred in Washington County, according to reports by WishTV.com
Reports state that at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, the two Amish brothers were heading home in a horse drawn cart on Indiana State Road 160, when they were suddenly struck from behind by an SUV. Jetta Mull, 31, was driving the SUV at the time of the fatal crash. The two brothers were identified as Noah Wengerd IV, 19, and Menno Wengerd, 7. The buggy and SUV allegedly collided approximately 12 miles away from Salem, Indiana.
It is unknown whether emergency medical services (EMS) crews responded to the accident scene though officials from the Washington County Sherriff’s Department allegedly reported that the brothers were pronounced dead at the scene. A sheriff at the scene reported stated that the brothers parents came to the scene of the tragic accident “with their two dead children and their compassion was with the lady who was driving the SUV, concerned about her, concerned about the fact that she wouldn’t get in any trouble, that it wasn’t her fault”. The deputy allegedly deemed the parents as very kindhearted individuals. Investigations into the cause of the fatal collision continue.
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