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Three injured in motorcycle and buggy crash

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – Three people suffered injuries after a motorcycle and a horse-drawn buggy collided Saturday morning.

Elkhart County Deputies say the Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by 41-year-old Donald Gates of Goshen, was approaching the intersection of State Road 19 and County Road 36 when he rear ended a buggy stopped, waiting to turn left.

Gates suffered head injuries and was airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

According to deputies, the driver of the buggy, 53-year-old Jonas Zimmerman of Wakarusa, was not injured in the crash.

However, two of his passengers suffered a leg and mouth injury and were transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.

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