Ohio Man Dies in Horse and Buggy Crash

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WEWS Channel 5 reports that a man driving an Amish buggy was struck in a traffic accident on US 42 this morning. Jacob Swartzentruber, 66, of Polk, Ohio, was life-flighted to Metro and pronounced dead at 1:40 p.m.

State Highway troopers are currently investigating the accident. The striking driver, one Robert Kanuch, of Nova, Ohio, was uninjured. (He was in a car).

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