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Amish Teen Hurt in Del. Crash Between Buggy, Truck

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HARTLY, Del.- An Amish teenager in Kent County has been injured after a truck rear-ended the horse-drawn buggy in which he was riding.

Delaware State Police the crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. Monday on Westville Road west of Hazlettville Road near Hartly.

Troopers said a Dodge Dakota struck the back of an Amish buggy that was in front of it. The carriage overturned on the shoulder, and a 13-year-old passenger in the buggy was taken by helicopter to the A.I. DuPont Hospital in New Castle County. The teen, who is from Hartly, is listed in critical condition.

A 15-year-old Hartly boy, who was operating the buggy, was not injured in the crash.

The driver of the Dakota, identified as 78-year-old Marian L. Iplenski of Hartly, was taken to Kent General Hospital in Dover for unrelated health issues. Police said she has been cited for inattentive driving.

The roadway in the area of the incident was closed for approximately one hour as the crash was investigated and cleared. Police said the horse was not severely injured in the crash and was removed from the scene by members of the Amish community.

 

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