Monday, June 11, 2018 3:30 pm
2 dead following crash involving buggy
TOPEKA, Ind. -- Authorities say a woman and her 15-year-old daughter have died after the horse-drawn buggy they were riding in was struck by a car in LaGrange County.
The crash happened Saturday in Topeka when the buggy was hit from behind. Authorities said 44-year-old Velda C. Miller of Ligonier and Melissa Jo Miller died in the crash. Velda Miller's 46-year-old husband was driving the buggy and was taken to a hospital with neck pain.
The sheriff's office said the 21-year-old driver of the car told them he had just passed another vehicle and collided with the buggy while coming back into his lane. He was taken to a hospital with abdominal pain.
No charges were immediately filed and the crash was under investigation.