A second person has been confirmed dead a day after more than 60 vehicles smashed into one another in dense fog, injuring up to two dozen and becoming the second weather-related pileup to shut down a major trucking corridor in southeast Wyoming in less than a week.
Trucks and cars piled into one another in dense fog on Interstate 80 in southeast Wyoming, resulting in a fiery chain-reaction crash that killed one person and injured 16 others Monday.
Wintry weather swept across parts of the Rockies on Thursday, leaving behind some wrecks and road closures.
The bill that would require passenger vehicles to have tires with adequate tread, snow tires or chains on Interstate 70 in the mountains during winter months has advanced in the state House.
Colorado lawmakers are considering requiring snow tires or chains on noncommercial vehicles at all times during winter and spring months, an attempt reduce accidents and mountain traffic.
Nebraska authorities say a man has died in Lincoln County after crashing his car head-on into a semitrailer.
A Colorado man missing for over a week has been found dead in Iowa.
State officials urged residents on Friday to avoid the contaminated floodwater pouring into western Nebraska from Colorado, while offering assurances that the flood posed no immediate threat to cities, railroad lines or Interstate 80.
Snowy, windy weather in Colorado and Wyoming has stranded dozens of students and drivers.
Interstate 80 is back open through Wyoming after slick conditions led to a deadly multi-car accident.