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Three injured in LaRue Co. GMC Sierra v. Amish Buggy collision
Passengers of buggy all ejected, taken to hospitals for injuries. Horse was euthanized on the scene, after, for unknown reasons, buggy struck in the rear by 2000 GMC Sierra.
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By Tpr Jeff Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, Ky
SONORA, KY (Wed 24 May 2017) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 Troopers responded to a two vehicle collision in LaRue Co. Wednesday morning. On May 24, 2017 at approximately 11:15amET, KSP received a call of a two vehicle accident in the 12,000 block of South Dixie Hwy (US 31-W) in Sonora.
Jerry Whitehead (38) was traveling North on 31-W in a 2000 GMC Sierra. Joe Gingerich (33) was also traveling North on 31-W with his 6 year old daughter and 9 year old son in their horse led Amish buggy.
For unknown reasons, the vehicle driven by Mr. Whitehead struck the rear of the buggy ejecting all three buggy passengers.
Joe Gingerich and his daughter were transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital. His 9 year old son was taken to Nortons Children's Hospital in Louisville, KY.
The Gingerich's horse was euthanized at the scene.
KSP was assisted by Hardin Co. EMS, Sonora Fire Dept, and the Hardin Co. Sheriff's Office. The accident is under investigation by Trooper John Adams.
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