2 children killed when drunk driver crashes into Amish horse-drawn carriage, reports say


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MARSHALL, Mich. — A drunk driver killed two Amish children when a truck smashed into a horse-drawn buggy Friday, according to WWMT and ABC News.

Michigan State Police said the buggy was on Kelly Road in Algansee Township when the pickup truck rear-ended the carriage.

The crash threw all seven people out of the carriage, five of whom were children.

Two of the children died on site.

Police say a 4-year-old faces life-threatening injuries, and a 3-year-old appears to face major injuries, WWMT reports.

An adult woman reportedly suffered serious injuries as well.

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

The driver of the pickup truck was taken into custody and was allegedly intoxicated, ABC News reports.

Police have not yet released the name of the driver.

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