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Accident Involving Amish Buggy Kills Two Children

Buffalo, NY – An Amish buggy crash in rural Cattaraugus County Sunday claimed the lives of two children.

Authorities say members of the Miller family -- two parents and seven children -- were traveling in the town of Leon when the horse guiding their buggy was spooked.

They say the horse and buggy went off the roadway and into a pond.

A 12-year-old child and a four-month-old baby drowned.

Six of the other seven family members were checked out at Lake Shore and Tri-County Memorial Hospitals and released. The mother, Barbara Miller, was admitted for further treatment of her injuries.