Amish Teen Accused Of Riding Buggy While Intoxicated Following Crash

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CLYMER – An Amish teen is accused of riding his buggy while intoxicated following a crash in the Town of Clymer on Thursday.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reports the crash happened around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Raspas Hill Road and Railroad Street.

Deputies say that an 18-year-old male, allegedly drunk, was at the reins of the horse drawn buggy before it crashed.

The horse was not harmed in the incident.

The 18-year-old is charged with two counts of second-degree reckless endangerment and possession of alcohol by a person under 21 years of age.

Deputies say the teen is scheduled to appear in the Town of Clymer Court at a later date.


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