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Blizzard causes pileup killing 1, injuring 26

December 28, 2014

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Police in Slovenia say a truck skidded in a blizzard, causing a pileup that killed one person and injured 26, three of them seriously.

About 50 vehicles were involved in Sunday’s accident Sunday on a motorway connecting the capital, Ljubljana, with the Adriatic coast. Police have closed the road for traffic.

Heavy snow and strong winds have engulfed much of the Balkans during the weekend for the first time this winter.

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