2009-01-08 / Local & State

Horse-And-Buggy Driver Charged With DUI

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (AP) - State police say a western Pennsylvania man was drunk when he was driving a horse-andbuggy that collided with a car, killing the horse.

Nineteen-year-old Joseph Byler, of New Wilmington, faces a preliminary hearing Feb. 2 on charges of underage drinking, drunken driving and running a stop sign.

Police say Byler failed to stop causing a crash Sunday in Wilmington Township, about 50 miles north of Pittsburgh on Sunday evening.

Police say the driver of the car suffered minor injuries. The Associated Press has not been able to locate a home telephone number for Byler.

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