3 children killed in MI after drunk driver hits Amish horse-drawn buggy


Two children were killed Friday evening when a pickup truck rear ended an Amish horse drawn carriage on Kelly Road south of Lester Road in Algansee Township.

The state police said that two adults and five children who were in the carriage were ejected when the truck hit it Friday night in Algansee Township, Michigan, a small farming community not far from the state's borders with in and Ohio.

All seven passengers were ejected on impact, with three of the children, aged 2, 4 and 6, dying at the scene.

In May, a vehicle hit a horse-drawn carriage in California Township, Michigan, about 40 minutes away from where Friday's incident occurred.

Police told the news outlet a 3-year-old suffered major injuries.

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He was arrested and charged with three counts of driving while under the influence causing death, as well as two counts of driving while under the influence causing serious injury.

The people injured in the crash were taken to a hospital.

Police said the pickup driver was taken into custody, although they did not specify any charge.

This crash is still under investigation.