Truck hits buggy in central Pennsylvania, killing woman, boy


TYLERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a truck struck a horse and buggy in central Pennsylvania, killing a woman and an 8-year-old boy and seriously injuring four other people.

State police in Clinton County say the eastbound UPS box truck drifted into the path of the horse and buggy and struck the buggy, causing it to overturn at about 6:45 p.m. Friday in Logan Township.

Police said 36-year-old Rachel Beiler of Loganton and the child were killed.

State police say a 37-year-old man was taken to Geisinger Medical Center in critical condition. They said a 13-year-old boy and two girls aged 11 and 14 also had major injuries.

The 55-year-old woman who was driving was reported to have a minor injury.

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