Two dead after horse and buggy crash

TOPEKA, Ind. – Velda Miller, 44, and Melissa Jo Miller, 15, were pronounced dead after a Chevy Malibu struck their horse and buggy.

Jazieel Galvan, 21, was driving the Malibu and allegedly struck an open-top horse and buggy around 5:30 a.m. 

When officials arrived, the investigation showed that Velda and Melissa Jo had died at the scene.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s department confirmed that Ervin Miller, the horse and buggy driver, was taken by ambulance to a

local hospital with the complaint of neck pains.

Galvan is a resident of South Bend and was taken to a local hospital with stomach pains.

LaGrange County Sheriff’s said alcohol was a factor in this crash, and results are still pending.

The case is still under investigation.

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