The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a plane crash that killed a seven-year-old and injured several other children.
It happened at 11:10 am in Ripley
The Sheriff’s Office said that the investigation revealed that a 56-year-old truck was driving west on CR 329 when it collided with a minivan. The foal cart was pulled to its travel lane from a special campaign at the intersection, according to a press release.
The pony worker was an eight-year-old girl. There were three others in the cart: a seven-year-old boy, an eight-year-old boy, and a 10-year-old boy.
All children were taken to hospital.
The sheriff’s office gave a tragic update in which the seven-year-old boy died early this morning in hospital. Other children remain in critical condition.
Al-Sharif’s office said that the truck driver was not injured.
The foal that pulled the cart down was not damaged.