Deadly winter storm barreling across the country

About 70 million people were under winter weather alerts, with many seeing heavy snow and treacherous travel conditions.
2:16 | 01/19/20

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They're deadly winter storm on the move. Dumping a dangerous mix of snow and ice from the Great Lakes through the northeast. That trooper dash cam take a close look capturing the close call when a pickup truck lost control and a slick Iowa highway. And wide outs and number of states making for treacherous driving Mike hero on north jerseys I eighty. Blizzard conditions hammering parts of the high plains and upper midwest seventy million Americans facing winter weather alerts hundreds of flights canceled. And stretches of interstate shut down. ABC's Caylee hearts and experiencing that fast moving system firsthand in Detroit tonight and starting us off. We hope. Tonight I deadly winter storm barreling across the country from the midwest to the northeast bringing heavy snow and treacherous travel conditions. Seventy million people under winter weather alerts. In Iowa this heart stopping moment caught on camera a pickup truck sliding off the road. Nearly slamming into officers responding to another incident. Watch again as the truck plows towards them nearly crushing this person who barely had time to react. In Nebraska one person killed in a crash authorities responding to 200 weather related incidents since Friday. No travel advisory issued in parts of Minnesota and the Dakotas. Blizzard conditions forcing officials to shut down hundreds of miles of interstates roads littered with Jack knifed trucks and freezing rain and ice freaking happy and Pennsylvania. Motorist abandoning cars on the side of the road New Jersey roads not much better heavy snow creating nasty conditions. Out west a deadly avalanche at a ski resort near Lake Tahoe. Looked over. 34 year old Cole Comstock was killed and another man seriously injured. A right Caylee hearts and joins us now from Detroit. And Caylee we're just learning about a plane skidding off an icy taxiway in Illinois. That's right Tom and delta flight headed for Detroit. Sleep it was taxing it quite severe national airport in Illinois officials report icy conditions there no one was injured. Across that country nearly 700 flights have been canceled. And more than 24700. Had been delayed Tom.

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