Pennsylvania troopers accuse horse and buggy riders of DUI, underage drinking

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Pa. — Two adults and two juveniles in Pennsylvania face charges of operating a horse and buggy while under the influence of alcohol, authorities said.

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According to a news release from the Crawford County division of the Pennsylvania State Police, two 20-year-old men and a pair of 17-year-old males are accused of DUI and underage drinking.

State troopers reported that at 7:06 p.m. EDT on June 17, “multiple Amish juveniles” were riding unsafely in a horse and buggy, WJET-TV reported.

The trooper stopped the buggy in Sparta Township and stated in a release that the operator, a 20-year-old man, was charged with DUI and underage drinking. The other three passengers, including the juveniles, were charged with underage drinking, according to the television station.

Three of the occupants are from Centerville, while one of the adults is from Spartansburg, according to the news release. Their names were not released by the state police.