MN woman dies after horse-drawn buggy is hit by pickup; alcohol involved

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Tina Yutzy, 20, was driving a black 2015 Chevrolet Sonic northbound on State Route 241 in Salt Creek Township behind the buggy.

The driver of the buggy, 27-year-old Mervin Yoder of Clearbrook, MN, was taken to Sanford Health in Bagley with non-life threatening injuries. The pickup slammed into the back of the buggy.

Troopers say the driver of the vehicle, 20-year-old Tina Yutzy, was heading northbound when she tried to pass the buggy on a double yellow line while on the crest of a hill.

A passenger in the buggy, 23-year-old Elsie Yoder, of Clearbrook, Minn., was taken to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo and died from her injuries.

Baumann is now in Clearwater County Jail.

The driver of the pickup, 27-year-old Christopher Baumann, of Nevis, was not hurt.

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