UPDATE: FedEx van strikes Amish cart; horse killed, driver seriously injured (photos)

Delivery driver cited for rear-ending horse-drawn cart, according to Ohio troopers
Updated: Oct. 20, 2019 at 10:26 AM EDT
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MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - An Amish man from Medina County was seriously injured after a FedEx van slammed into his horse-drawn cart Friday afternoon in Homer Township.

The accident occurred around 2:15 p.m. on State Route 301 near West Salem, and both the delivery driver and Amish man were taken to Lodi Hospital.

The FedEx driver was treated and released, and was cited for assured clear distance ahead.

The horse was euthanized by a veterinarian at the scene.

It does not appear that drugs or alcohol were a factor.

An trooper from the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the FedEx driver was cited for “assured clear distance ahead."

OSHP is investigating the crash.

Please pray for Mr Keim was struck by fed ex truck. Both taken to Hospital.301 North bound by Amish hardware

Posted by Rebecca Lynn Roberts Ray on Friday, October 18, 2019

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