sunny.png
Thursday August 22nd, 2019 11:40AM

3rd child dies after horse-drawn carriage hit in Michigan

By The Associated Press
Related Articles
  Contact Editor

ALGANSEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A third child who was in an Amish horse-drawn carriage that was struck by a drunken driver in southern Michigan has died, authorities said Sunday.

Two children, ages 6 and 2, died at the scene of Friday evening's crash. A 4-year-old later died at a hospital, and another young child and a woman who were in the carriage remained hospitalized with serious injuries, State Trooper Seth Reed told the Detroit Free Press .

The pickup truck's driver, 21-year-old Tyler Frye, of Angola, Indiana, faces three counts of driving while intoxicated causing death and two counts of driving while intoxicated causing serious injury, Reed said.

The crash happened in Branch County's Algansee Township, near Michigan's borders with Indiana and Ohio amid an area that has numerous Amish communities.

Police said all seven people in the carriage — two adults and five children — were ejected in the crash.

The relationships of those in the carriage were unclear and state police didn't immediately reply to phone messages seeking additional information.

Frye was arraigned Saturday and was being held at the Branch County Jail on a $500,000 bond. Jail records didn't list an attorney for him.

___

Information from: Detroit Free Press, http://www.freep.com

  • Associated Categories: U.S. News, Associated Press (AP), AP National News, Top U.S. News short headlines
© Copyright 2019 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
3rd child dies after horse-drawn carriage hit in Michigan
Police say a third child has died after a pickup truck drove into the back of an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southern Michigan
1:51PM ( 6 minutes ago )
Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring's widespread flooding and violent storms: a strong economy
10:57AM ( 3 hours ago )
Bart Starr to be remembered at public service
Former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr is being remembered at a public memorial event in his native Alabama
9:24AM ( 4 hours ago )
U.S. News
Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring's widespread flooding and violent storms: a strong economy
10:57AM ( 3 hours ago )
Bart Starr to be remembered at public service
Former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr is being remembered at a public memorial event in his native Alabama
9:24AM ( 4 hours ago )
Lottery ticket worth $530 million sold in San Diego store
A lottery ticket worth $530 million in the Mega Millions draw was sold at a liquor store in San Diego, the City News Service reports
8:37AM ( 5 hours ago )
Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene
The Southern Baptist Convention is under pressure to address the issue of sex abuse by clergy and staff
6:29AM ( 7 hours ago )
California utility proactively cuts power because of weather
Pacific Gas & Electric has implemented a controversial practice of cutting power to selected portions of Northern California to guard against wildfires as the weather turns very windy, dry and hot
12:31AM ( 13 hours ago )