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Amish teen seriously hurt after truck collides with horse and buggy
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TOWN OF BELMONT - A 15-year-old Amish boy was ejected from a horse and buggy and seriously injured after a truck hit the buggy on College Farm Road in the Town of Belmont on Friday.

Daniel K. Glick, rural Platteville, was westbound on College Farm Road when a pickup truck driven by Jordan W. Prochnow, 21, Cambria rear-ended the buggy, according to a Lafayette County Sheriff's Department news release. Glick was transported to Southwest Health Center via Platteville EMS and then later taken to a Madison hospital via Medflight.

The buggy was completely destroyed and the horse had to be put down by a veterinarian due to the horse sustaining a leg fracture.

Prochnow reported to deputies that he took his eyes off the road to turn on his windshield wiper fluid, and when he looked up he saw the buggy and couldn't avoid a collision. Prochnow was uninjured and his pickup sustained heavy front-end damage.

The matter was referred to the Lafayette County District Attorney for review and potential charges.

Deputies, Platteville Fire Department and Grant County deputies responded to assist at the scene.

-Tom Holm