Three Injured in Buggy Accident


Three people were injured in a crash involving a horse drawn buggy and pickup truck in the Bremen area.

Indiana State Police troopers from the Bremen Post went to the scene at U.S. 6 near Dogwood Rd. in Bremen shortly before 2 p.m. ET. According to police, found that Laurie Bope, 44, of Goshen fell asleep while traveling east on U.S. 6 and didn’t see the horse-drawn buggy. Her pickup rear-ended the buggy.

The buggy operator, Alvin Kuhns, 45, of Bremen, sustained a head injury and was taken to the Bremen hospital. His two sons were airlifted to Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne with head injuries. The horse died at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation. Drugs or alcohol have not been ruled out as factors in the crash.