Blizzard in Iowa Causes 25+ Vehicle Crash

Dec 20, 2012

With boys and girls around the area praying for a white Christmas, a tragic wreck in Iowa is a strong reminder to be safe when the white stuff comes our way.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The first widespread snowstorm of the season crawled across the Midwest on Thursday, with whiteout conditions stranding holiday travelers and sending drivers sliding over slick roads – including into a fatal 25-vehicle pileup in Iowa.

The storm, which dumped a foot of snow in parts of Iowa and Wisconsin, was part of a system that began in the Rockies earlier in the week before trekking into the Midwest. It was expected to move across the Great Lakes overnight before moving into Canada.

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