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Weather to blame for deadly crashes on I-40

Posted at 4:33 PM, May 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-07 20:18:16-04

Weather is to blame for at least five crashes on I-40 near Flagstaff, according to the Department of Public Safety.

DPS Troopers say that two people were trying to help victims of a rollover crash when they were hit by a commercial vehicle and killed instantly. 

Those two accidents coupled with hail and ice on the road caused three other collisions that injured six people in total.