Amish teen killed in buggy crash

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HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Michigan State Police say an Amish teen was killed last Thursday when the buggy he was driving was hit by a car.

The crash happened at about 8:30pm on July 30 on 80th Avenue near 19 Mile Road in Osceola County.

Police say Andrew Beachy, 19, of Marion, was operating a buggy when he was hit by a Chevrolet Cobalt driven by a 25-year-old Evart man heading the same direction.  Beachy was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was the only person in the buggy.

Police say that alcohol was not a factor in the crash and they are still investigating.


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