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Three children are dead and six others are in critical condition after a truck hit a buggy this morning in Montcalm County.

The crash happened on East Condensary Road near Wood Road in Evergreen Township just after 8:30 a.m.

State Police say a truck heading east on Condensary Road collided with the buggy that was also heading east.

A 12-year-old boy, a 9-year-old girl and 7-year-old girl all died in the crash.

The six other people in the buggy were taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck was not hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.