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Buggy, car collide near Eau Claire

A car and buggy crash resulted in one injury Sunday night.

On Sunday, Dec. 23, at 7:21 p.m. an auto driven by Chantel A. Formeister, age 18, of Eau Claire was traveling on US-10 eastbound near CTH-M, Jackson County, Garfield Township.

A horse and buggy entered the highway from a private driveway into the path of the oncoming auto. Formeister was unable to avoid striking the buggy.

A passenger in the buggy, Lydia E. Borntreger, age 18, Fairchild, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted from the scene. The driver of the buggy, Edward E. Borntreger, age 20, Fairchild, WI was uninjured. A passenger in the Formeister auto was uninjured.

The crash remains under investigation by the WI State Patrol.

Assisting agencies included Jackson County Sheriff, Osseo Fire Department, Osseo Ambulance, Osseo Police Separtment, Trempealeau County Sheriff, and Mayo One Helicopter.