2 killed in pileup on mist-shrouded Dutch road

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 16, 2014 at 4:10 a.m.



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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Emergency services say two people have been killed and an unknown number injured in a pileup at least 150 cars and trucks on a Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist.

The Zeeland Security Region said in a statement that the series of crashes happened early Tuesday on the A58 highway in the southern province of Zeeland.

The highway was closed in both directions as a result.

Authorities appealed to tourists to avoid the popular coastal region as emergency services treated the injured and worked to remove damaged vehicles.

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