Child Killed in Truck vs. Horse Drawn Buggy Accident in Jefferson County

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 An 11-year-old is dead after a crash that occurred on County Road 58 in Jefferson County late Tuesday afternoon.

The Wintersville detachment of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the accident in Ross Township at 4:20 p.m.

Officers say an 86-year-old man driving a truck struck a horse drawn buggy, operated by the child, from the back. The child was ejected from the buggy and pronounced dead at the scene.

The elderly man involved in the crash was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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