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.

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