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.