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Child injured in crash involving horse and buggy

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LOYSVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) -

A 5-year-old Loysville girl was flown to Penn State Hershey Medical Center after a car crashed into a horse and buggy in Perry County, according to state police in Newport.

Police said the girl was one of four people in the buggy when it was struck Monday afternoon on Route 850 near Fisher Hill Road in Northeast Madison Township.

The buggy was stopped in the eastbound lane of Route 850 when it was rear-ended by a 2008 Chevrolet Impala driven by 58-year-old Joyce R. Myers, of Shippensburg, police said.

Summary traffic violations were pending against Myers, police said.

The operator of the horse and buggy was identified by police as 67-year-old Hannah Lantz, also of Loysville.

Myers, Lantz and two other passengers in the buggy were not injured.

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