11 year-old Sarah Zook was riding home from a produce auction with her family when the buggy that they were traveling in was struck by a Chevy Silverado truck. The driver of the truck was Bryan Reed, 45. According to the authorities, Reed was traveling 55 mph and never hit his breaks. He also reeked of alcohol.
Sarah, her brother Eli, her sister Mattie and Mattie’s husband Jonas were all thrown from the buggy. Sarah died the next in the hospital.
The family had taken the proper precautions with the buggy being reddish-orange with reflective tape covering. The buggy was also equipped gas lantern lights.
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Posted August 24th 2011 to Wrongful Death
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