Snowy pileups in Wyoming Sunday result in at least 3 deaths

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At least three people are confirmed dead and more injured after more than 100 vehicles were involved in two separate crashes on Interstate 80 in Wyoming. (Courtesy: Wyoming Highway Patrol)

CRESTON, Wyo. — At least three deaths and numerous injuries have been reported after multiple collisions that occurred along Interstate 80 in Wyoming Sunday.
About 3:39 p.m. Sunday, Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers responded to reports of separate crashes involving multiple vehicles between mileposts 181 and 184 near Creston, Wyoming.
According to a statement issued by the Wyoming Highway Patrol on Monday, troopers arrived to find more than 100 vehicles involved between both crashes.Multiple injuries and three fatalities have been confirmed with the crashes.
I-80’s east and westbound lanes remain closed in the area while troopers continue to investigate the accidents. As of 10 a.m. MST Monday, March 2, the estimated time for reopening the lanes was 26 to 32 hours.
Weather is reported to be a factor in the pileups. The investigation is ongoing, the statement said.

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