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1 killed, six injured in massive Indiana pileup

By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 8:28 PM EDT, Sat August 18, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • NEW: More than a dozen vehicles are involved in the crash
  • NEW: The man killed is identified as 69-year-old Richard Swan
  • Officials blame fog and smoke from a nearby building fire

(CNN) -- Six people were injured and one person died in a Saturday morning pileup along I-65 in Jasper County, Indiana, state police said.

The pileup involved more than a dozen vehicles and forced authorities to shut a portion of the interstate, they said.

The man killed was identified as 69-year-old Richard Swan of Frankfort, Indiana. He died at the scene.

Officials blamed fog and smoke from a nearby building fire for the massive accident.

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