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Child, 13, dead in crash involving horse-drawn buggy in Ontario

A 13-year-old has died after a crash in Ontario involving a passenger vehicle and a horse-drawn buggy.

Ontario Provincial Police say they responded to the crash Monday afternoon in the municipality of North Perth, which is northwest of Waterloo Region.

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Police say the two occupants of the buggy, a 13-year-old and an eight-year-old, were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

They say the 13-year-old died, while the eight-year-old was taken to a trauma centre.

While police say the driver of the passenger vehicle had non-life-threatening injuries, the horse died in the collision.

An investigation into the crash continues.

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