Man killed, child hurt after car hits horse-drawn buggy in Geauga County
PARKMAN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) said a 33-year-old man died Saturday evening after a car crashed into a horse-drawn buggy in Geauga County.
The crash happened around 5:35 p.m. on US 422 near State Route 282 in Parkman Township.
According to OSHP, the driver of a Hyundai Elantra hit the buggy from behind.
Stephen Hostetler, of Garrettsville, and his 9-year-old son were thrown from the buggy during the crash, the highway patrol said.
OSHP said Hostetler died from his injuries, and his son is in serious condition at a local hospital.
The Hyundai’s driver, a 34-year-old Warren man, was not hurt, the highway patrol said.
OSHP said impairment is not considered a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.
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