Whiteout Conditions Lead to 131-Car Pileup in Wisconsin
It was the largest in the state's history.
Whiteout conditions on a Wisconsin highway caused a massive 131-vehicle pileup Sunday.
It was the largest pileup in the state’s history, with 911 operators receiving more than 700 calls from the town of Neenah between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. amid the wintry weather.
The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office released bodycam video of a deputy responding to the deadly crash. A firefighter can be seen climbing over a car in the apocalyptic scene.
The sheriff’s office also released video of the pileup, showing how quickly visibility conditions changed because of the snow.
Andrew Schefelker, 30, a middle and high school science teacher was killed in the crash.
Seventy-one other victims were injured in the pileup.
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