A Tylersville, Pennsylvania UPS truck accident has caused the death of an Amish woman and an 8 year old boy. Four other individuals were also seriously injured as a result of this truck accident. In Clinton County, Pennsylvania, a UPS truck was traveling east when it veered into the path of a horse and buggy carrying a group of Amish.
The truck collided with the rail alongside the left side of the horse and speared the vehicle. The buggy was caused to overturn as a result. The UPS truck traveled approximately 100 feet after the collision before hitting a walnut tree. The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries.
The 36 year-old Loganton woman and the 8 year-old boy were pronounced dead at the scene. A 37 year-old man was taken to Geisinger Medical Center near Logan Township, Pennsylvania and was listed in critical condition. A 13 year-old boy and two girls, ages 11 and 14, were also said to have sustained major injuries.
This tragic accident has devastated the entire region. The Amish are a tight knit community that is well known to many throughout Western and Central Pennsylvania.
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Source: Syracuse.com. "2 killed in Amish buggy hit by UPS truck that drifted into its path in Pa., police say". 11 July 2015.