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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 70 car pileup on snow covered interstate

AMES, Iowa - (2/7/2018) Newly released video from the Iowa Department of Transportation shows how a 70 car pileup happened over several minutes on a snow covered interstate near Ames, Iowa on Monday.

One person died in the crash, and several others were injured, some with critical injuries.

State troopers say the southbound lanes of I-35 were blocked by two tractor trailers that had crashed near an exit. 

In the next 30 minutes, dozens more vehicles were involved. 

Among the cars involved in the crash was a "Dancing with the Stars: Light Up the Night" tour bus. Several cast and crew members on the bus are recovering from minor injuries sustained in the crash.


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