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Police: Ice Patch to Blame for Pileup on Interstate 64

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NORFOLK, Va. - Virginia State Police say a patch of ice is to blame for a 75-car pileup on westbound Interstate 64 last month.
 
The Virginian-Pilot reports a statement from police says investigators believe a motorist lost control of their vehicle, spun out and was hit by other vehicles at the start of the pile-up in Upper York County on Dec. 22.
 
At the nearest weather station in Williamsburg, the fog had reduced visibility to less than a quarter-mile 20 minutes before the crash occurred.
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