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Photos show icy aftermath of winter storm that killed 3 people and left hundreds stranded on frigid Virginia highway

Photos show icy aftermath of winter storm that killed 3 people and left hundreds stranded on frigid Virginia highway..  A winter storm in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area left three people dead and hundreds stranded on a Virginia highway from Monday afternoon into Tuesday.

Photos of the aftermath of the storm show icy roads, downed trees, and people playing in the snow on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

The storm dumped 14 inches of snow in parts of Virginia, 14 inches in parts of Delaware, and 15 inches in parts of Maryland as of Monday night, the National Weather Service said.

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In Maryland, the Montgomery Police Department told the New York Times that three people died when their car collided with a snowplow on Monday. Another person was also injured in the incident, police said.

The storm also canceled hundreds of flights and shut down schools, according to the Associated Press. Hundreds of thousands of people across Virginia, North Carolina, and Maryland were left without power, according to PowerOutage.us.

 

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