Barron County teen killed in horse-and-buggy crash

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BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – One of two teens hurt after a recent crash involving a horse-and-buggy has died. This happened last Thursday in Barron County on County Highway M near 30th Avenue.

In a statement, Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says a 17-year-old injured in the crash died Thursday night. A 16-year-old, also in the buggy, suffered minor injuries.

An initial investigation indicates the buggy was going north on M when it was hit by a truck going the same direction. The driver of the truck was treated and released at the scene.

Sheriff Fitzgerald says the crash remains under investigation.

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