LOCAL NEWS Amish buggy driver has survived 14 accidents
February 21, 2017
HUNTINGTON TWP, OH — When Levi Shetler and his friend and work partner Jon Swartzentruber were hit by a driver Jan. 18 in an accident that left Swartzentruber dead, it was the 14th time Shetler was hit while traveling in an Amish buggy.
Shetler, 54, of Huntington Township, is recovering from the crash on state Route 58 and looks remarkably unscathed for a man who has had so many brushes with death. He’s attending outpatient physical therapy, is up and moving and a neighbor drives him to appointments.
He said this accident was by far the worst of the 14, and ligaments in his neck and other parts of his body cause him constant pain.
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