A sandstorm caused a multiple accident on I-15 between at least 20 vehicles and killed seven people in Millard County, about 150 miles from Salt Lake City, Utah, authorities confirmed.
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Several people were injured and taken to nearby hospitals. The death toll could rise, the Utah Highway Patrol reported.
Strong winds triggered a sandstorm on Sunday, affecting visibility on highways in western Utah.
The accident occurred just before 5 p.m. on Interstate 15 between the Meadow and Kanosh exits. Southbound traffic in the area is closed.
Authorities have not released the identities of the victims.