Driver charged with hitting horse and buggy, leaving scene

OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – A 31-year-old woman from Cuba, New York is accused of a personal injury, hit-and-run crash involving a horse and buggy.

New York State Police say a Facebook post prompted someone to call them and identify the driver. The caller says he was in his vehicle and spotted Tiffany Armstrong right after the accident, heading north on State Route 16.

Armstrong is charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, leaving the scene of an injury accident and leaving the scene of an accident involving an animal.

Three people and a horse were injured in the accident, and they are all recovering from their injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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