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Buggy struck by vehicle

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department investigated an accident on August 29 involving a vehicle and Amish buggy.

    According to the police report, a vehicle driven by Carter McLeod Jr. of South Bend, Ind., was westbound on SR 120 just west of SR 5 when for unknown reasons it failed to yield the right-of-way for an Amish buggy that was also westbound. Three occupants in the buggy, Retha Schlabach, a 3-year-old juvenile male, and a 1-year-old juvenile female, were ejected from the buggy.

    The vehicle sustained $2,500 in damage and the buggy was totaled.

    This accident remains under investigation.