Man remains hospitalized after Wis. buggy crash that injured 9

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All but one of the nine people injured when their buggy was struck Friday by a vehicle in western Wisconsin have been released from the hospital, the La Crosse Tribune reports.

David and Lydia Wengerd, of Osseo, and seven children were hurt when a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Strum, Wis., man hit the the buggy from behind on Highway 53 east of Whitehall, roughly 120 miles southeast of the Twin Cities.

Trempealeau County sheriff's officials say the 19-year-old failed to yield to the slow-moving buggy. David Wengerd, 37, remains in the hospital and in need of further surgery for leg injuries, the Tribune reported.

Inattentive driving contributed to the crash, according to the county sheriff's department.

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