14-year-old dies days after Cumberland Co. buggy accident


CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — On Tuesday, the Cumberland County Coroner confirmed the death of a 14-year-old involved in a horse and buggy accident on Wed. March 3, 2021.

The 14-year-old from Newburg was reportedly killed as a result of multiple traumatic injuries.

The child was one of three individuals ejected from the buggy after a sedan collided with it along Route 11, also known as Ritner Highway, between Route 533 and Cramer Road in Southampton Township.

Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Megan Ammerman said the 14-year-old and a 6-year-old were airlifted to an undisclosed area hospital following the incident.

Cumberland County Coroner, Charles Hall, said the 6-year-old child would likely survive their injuries.

Trooper Ammerman said the third person’s injuries appeared less severe.

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