OSHP: 2 people injured, 1 horse dies in Hocking County crash


LAURELVILLE, Ohio (10TV) -- Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a three-vehicle crash involving two horse-drawn buggies.

It happened around 9:45 p.m. on State Route 180 near Defenbaugh Road in Hocking County.

Troopers say a 17-year-old was driving his car when he ran into the first buggy, which had three people inside. The buggy that was hit then hit a second buggy, knocking both carriages off the right side of the roadway,

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Troopers say one woman was flown to Grant Medical Center while another woman was transported to Hocking Valley Community Hospital. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Troopers say one of the horses pulling the buggies died in the crash.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.