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Burst of snow triggered big Indiana pile-up

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — Cars were mangled, and some were burned despite the blowing snow. Other vehicles were crushed between jackknifed semi-tractors, so entwined that it was difficult to tell them apart.

People were screaming, but emergency responders could not see many of them as they quickly tended to victims amid frigid conditions.

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