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Police: 4 Amish children killed, 1 missing in Kentucky buggy accident

Posted at 5:12 AM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 09:14:02-04

Authorities in Kentucky say four children died, and one is missing, after a horse and buggy carrying an Amish family was swept away while trying to cross a low-water bridge over a flooded creek.

Kentucky State Police say all six people were swept away when the buggy overturned in the muddy brown water in Bath County.

Police say the adult in the buggy was able to reach the bank of the stream and call for help.

Four bodies were found Wednesday and personnel from multiple agencies are still searching for the last missing child.