Two people hurt in car vs. buggy crash in Monroe Co.

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CLIFTON, Wis. (WEAU) – Two people are hurt in a car vs. buggy crash in Monroe County.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department says the crash happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday on Highway 71 at the intersection of King Road in the Town of Clifton.

Deputies say a car driven by Monty L. Berger, 61, of Lone Rock was heading east on Highway 71 when he went to pass two Amish buggies also going east bound on the shoulder of the road.

Deputies say Berger passed the first buggy, but when the second Buggy made a left turn in front of him, he hit the horse and buggy.

The buggy over turned in the roadway.

Two passengers in the Buggy where injured.

The driver of the buggy, Henry F. Miller, 21, of rural Kendall and his passenger Sarah H. Borntreger, 18, of Canton Missouri both had non-life threatening injuries.

They were transported by Kendall and Wilton ambulance services to Tomah Memorial Hospital. Berger was not injured.

Assisting the Sheriff’s Department at the scene was the Kendall Ambulance service, Kendall Fire Dept. and Wilton Ambulance Service.

The crash remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department .

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