Train collides with horse and buggy Friday night

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PARADISE TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa — An Amtrak train headed for Philadelphia collides with a horse and buggy stuck on the tracks.

According to the Paradise-Leaman Place Fire Company, just after 9 p.m. on Friday, a runaway horse and buggy got stuck on the Amtrak tracks in the area of Route 30 and Railroad Avenue in Paradise Township. The train, carrying 35 passengers, collided with the horse and buggy.

Nobody was inside the buggy at the time of the incident. No one on the train was injured, but the horse did not survive the collision.

The passengers on the train were put on another train to continue to Philadelphia.

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