Police ID woman killed in US-23 pileup during whiteout condition - WNEM TV 5

Police ID woman killed in US-23 pileup during whiteout conditions

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FENTON, MI (WNEM) -

Authorities are identifying the woman killed in a pileup during whiteout conditions on a busy Michigan highway. 

The crash happened about 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9 on northbound US-23, just after Silver Lake Road in Fenton. 

Whiteout conditions were reported in the area while a snow storm swept through Genesee County. Fenton Police Department said 33-year-old Maria Shriner of Clio was killed in the crash, which involved several semi trucks and a number of other vehicles. 

The highway was shut down for more than three hours. 

"I was in the car for close to two hours just in the backup," one driver said.

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Investigators haven't released any further details on the crash. 

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