Amish family injured in Madison County crash

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TOWN OF LEBANON — An Amish family of four was hospitalized after their buggy was struck by a car in Madison County Friday evening, according to law enforcement officials.

State police said Madison Mae Davis, 19, of South Otselic, Chenango County, was westbound on Lebanon Road at about 6 p.m. when her 2011 Kia rear-ended a westbound, horse-drawn buggy. Troopers said the Amish family in the buggy — a 22-year-old man, a 27-year-old woman, a 2-year-old child and a 1-year-old child — were all thrown from the vehicle in the crash.

All four were taken to University Hospital for evaluation, authorities stated.

Davis was treated and released from another local hospital, troopers said. She was also ticketed for failure to use due care for an animal and is scheduled to appear in court, troopers stated.

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