According to MySA, the crash was initiated when a van crashed into the back of a flat trailer semi then collided with a pickup truck.
The five people who died were all in the van. This included the female driver along with two men and two children. There were also five other people in the van that sustained injury.
Both people in the pickup truck were also injured and are in the hospital.
At this time the cause of the accident is unknown.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2016:
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