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Girl Killed When Pickup Collides With Amish Buggy In Md.

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CHARLOTTE HALL, Md. (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old girl was killed when a pickup truck collided with an Amish horse-drawn buggy in St. Mary’s County.

The crash occurred Saturday night at the intersection of Route 5 and Mount Wolf Road in Charlotte Hall.

The St. Mary’s County sheriff’s office says the buggy moved into the intersection during a green light but was still in the crossing when the light turned red.

Deputies say the pickup truck driver was heading north on Route 5 and didn’t notice the buggy, which had three people inside. The resulting collision turned the buggy on its side.

One of the occupants, 12-year-old Saloma Kathleen Stoltzfus, died of her injuries. The other two occupants were treated and released.

The investigation continues, and the truck driver hasn’t been charged.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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