Nightly News   |  March 31, 2013

75-car pileup kills 3 in Virginia

A massive 75-car pileup killed three and sent more than 20 people to the hospital on Interstate 77 near the North Carolina, Virginia border. NBC's Peter Alexander reports.

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there was a big accident today on a highway near the virginia- north carolina border. three people were killed in this massive pile-up in what you can see was really heavy fog. this cell phone video shot by the nbc affiliate in roanoke shows at least 75 cars involved. more than two dozen people were injured, taken to hospitals nearby. the stretch of i-77 is known for having long periods of dense fog.