47 vehicles crashed in a pileup due to a snowstorm east of Kansas City

Multiple people were injured and one person died.
2:09 | 02/17/19

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Transcript for 47 vehicles crashed in a pileup due to a snowstorm east of Kansas City
Now to that massive pileup on a Missouri highwa first a snowstorm and then these incredible cell phone images coming in of that deadly chain-reaction crash just outside of Kansas City. Parts of the heartland hammered by snow and ice, making travel as you can see so treacherous. Now, a new blast of snow targeting millions from the midwest to new England. Here's ABC's rob Marciano. Oh, my lord. There's nothing we can do, man. Reporter: A truck driver capturing these terrifying moments east of Kansas City. A chain-reaction crash unfolding on interstate 70 in Missouri, amidst near-whiteout conditions Friday. Setting up for mass casualty. We've got numerous vehicles that are stuck. Reporter: Drivers and passengers helpless in their vehicles. It's best if you stay in the truck. Reporter: Tarika Kendall caught in the middle, as she headed home from work. You could not really see until you got up close to everything. I don't even know how I made it out of it. Reporter: Shaken, but okay tonight. It's hard to explain. There's no words for what just happened. Reporter: In all, 47 vehicles involved, multiple people injured. And tragically, one person did not survive. Troopers responding to more than 700 crashes across the state as the storm moved through. A lot of snow is about to cover a lot of the country. Let's get right out to rob Marciano joins us live now from New York's central park with the forecast ahead. Hey, rob. Reporter: Hi, Tom. This next storm isn't going to bring us feet of snow. It doesn't take much to do damage on the roadways. Once again, Missouri is in the thick of it. Much of Iowa, much of Kansas as well. Warnings are up for Dakota. Here comes the snow tomorrow. Into Madison. Plowable snow through Detroit. Pittsburgh getting a mix. By tomorrow night it should be in philly and New York City. Some plowable snow there. Heftier storm coming for the midweek. We'll stay tracking that storm through the weekend.

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