Runaway carriage horse killed by train

PHILADELPHIA, PA — (March 10, 2017) Eastbound Amtrak train No. 624 heading to Philadelphia struck a horse and buggy shortly after 9 p.m. Friday destroying the buggy and killing the horse, reports Channel 10 NBC Philadelphia.

The chief of the Paradise-Leaman Place fire company told WGAL-TV that the empty buggy got stuck on the tracks in Paradise Township, Lancaster.

State police said a runaway horse was reported prior to the crash.

Although this has not been stated anywhere, this is an area traveled by the Amish by horse and buggy.

NBC Channel 10 Philadelphia

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