Three people were killed in a 53-car pileup on a snow-slicked Michigan interstate

Three people were killed in a 53-car pileup on a snow-slicked Michigan interstate Thursday (December 8, 2016) — and the wintry conditions will continue across the nation as a coast-to-coast weekend snowstorm brews.

The pileup on Interstate 96 in Fowlerville came amid whiteout conditions in the village, about halfway between Detroit and Lansing.

A couple from Ann Arbor — 69-year- old Homer Leon Tew and 62-year- old Theresa O’Connor Tew — were killed in the massive wreck, The Livingston County Sheriff Department said. A 28-year- old driver believed to be from Florida also died in the crash, but he has not yet been identified. At least 11 others were taken to hospitals with non-life- threatening injuries, officials said. A total of 53 cars were involved in the wreck.

Meg Wagner, New York Daily News

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