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Berlin, Saturday, April 9, 2011

Death toll at eight following massive German motorway crash

Investigators were still examining the crash site, south of the port city of Rostock. The accident — one of the worst highway pile— ups in Germany since a 1990 crash in fog that killed 11 — was caused by a sandstorm that sunk visibility to less than 100 metres. »
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Berlin, Friday, April 8, 2011

Five killed in German pileup caused by sand storm

Rostock police spokesman Volker Werner said 17 vehicles caught fire after the multiple crash on Friday near the Baltic Sea coast, including a truck carrying flammable material. »
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LAPORTE, Indiana, Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Snow in U.S. Midwest traps more than 70 motorists

Authorities worked Monday to reach more than 70 motorists in snow-covered Midwestern state of Indiana who were trapped in their cars in biting temperatures, as the storm has blamed for at least 15... »
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