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Driver hits horse and buggy [UPDATED]

Published 9:51am Friday, May 31, 2013 Updated 11:52am Friday, May 31, 2013

A pickup truck clipped a horsedrawn buggy and then fled the scene Thursday evening near Wadena, according to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.

The truck was northbound on County Highway 73 when it hit the buggy about a 1/2-mile north of County Highway 50.

Tri-County Ambulance took the three people in the buggy, a woman and two juveniles, to Tri County Hospital in Wadena.

It’s believed that the injuries were non-life threatening, including a possible broken arm and minor head injuries.

The vehicle was later located and towed. The damage on the vehicle found matches the damage from the accident.

A passenger side mirror and a piece of plastic from the front bumper were found at the scene.

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