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Posted: January 02, 2018

Deadly pileup involving dozens of vehicles closes Buffalo freeway 


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Deadly pileup involving dozens of vehicles closes Buffalo freeway 
BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 14: Traffic slows while entering the New York state Thruway as lake effect snow bands again set up on December 14, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by John Normile/Getty Images)

By Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. —

A deadly pileup on a freeway near Buffalo, New York, has left one person dead and another seriously injured, according to local news outlets.

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The accident, which happened during blizzard-like conditions Tuesday afternoon, involved at least 25 vehicles and possibly more, and closed down the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 in Lancaster, New York State Police reported.

The crash is blamed on poor visibility.

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Several news outlets have reported as many as 75 vehicles could be involved in the pileup.


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