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Family Mourns 5 Relatives Killed After Sandstorm Causes Massive Pileup in Utah

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 2021-07-28

Cover picture for the articleA family is mourning the death of five relatives after a sandstorm in Utah caused a series of car crashes on Sunday afternoon. Kortni Sawyer, 30, her son Riggins, 6, daughter Franki, 2, brother-in-law Race, 37, and nephew Ryder, 12, were killed in a 22-car pileup on Interstate 15 near Fillmore, the Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS) said in a statement. The crashes occurred after high winds created a sand or dust storm that obstructed the view of drivers around 4:30 p.m.

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