Victims identified in fatal crash involving Amish buggy in Southern Minnesota
The Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office says two children were killed and two others were injured after their Amish buggy was struck by an SUV early on Monday. According to an update from the Sheriff’s Office, the buggy was carrying four juvenile passengers at the time of the crash. Wilma Miller, 7, and Irma Miller, 11, were killed. Alan Miller, 9, and Rose Miller, 13, were both transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries.
Authorities say the crash occurred shortly before 8:25 a.m. on Monday when an SUV traveling southbound on County Road 1 collided with a southbound 2-wheeled horse-drawn Amish buggy, south of the intersection with County Road 102 near the Sumner Center Church.
According to Hubbard Broadcasting’s KAAL-TV, all four victims are siblings and residents of Stewartville.
The driver of the SUV was 35-year-old Sarah Peterson from Spring Valley.
The Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office says no arrests have been made at this time, as the cause of the crash continues to be investigated with assistance from the Mower County Sheriff’s Office, and Minnesota State Patrol.