Timelapse video shows deadly 70 car pile-up in Iowa

(Courtesy: KRON)

AMES, Iowa (KRON) — The Iowa Department of Transportation released video of Monday’s deadly car crash near Ames, Iowa.

One person died and several others were severely injured in the pile-up involving about 70 cars, according to the Iowa DOT.

WKRN’s affiliate WOI-DT has learned that the deceased victim is from Missouri; his name is Dana Easter.

The video captures a chain reaction of crashes on northbound Interstate 35. Cars collided with one another after a bus rear-ended a semi.

First responders from several nearby agencies responded to the crash and got drivers to safety.