A 15-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident in Fillmore County Tuesday evening involving a pickup truck and an Amish buggy.
The Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office reported that the accident occurred just before 8:30 Tuesday evening on County Road 12, just east of the intersection with U.S. Highway 52. A 39-year-old man from Hastings was westbound in a pickup truck on County Road 12 when he struck the rear of the buggy that was traveling in the same direction.
Authorities stated that the 15-year-old boy was the sole occupant of the buggy.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing.