HOLMESVILLE (WJER) (Jan. 13, 2022) – The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office says a Millersburg area man and his young son were killed in a crash involving their Amish buggy and an SUV.
Deputies say the southbound SUV struck the open-top buggy cart from behind on state Route 83 in Mechanic Township, south of Millersburg, Wednesday around 6:15 p.m.
The driver of the buggy, 34-year-old Paul A. Wengerd, was pronounced dead at the scene.
His 4-year-old son died from his injuries at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus.
The 28-year-old Millersburg woman driving the SUV was not injured.
The horse pulling the cart had minor injuries and fled the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.