WASHINGTON (March 7, 2013)--A fifth death has been confirmed from the winter storm that buried parts of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic region before heading into the Northeast.
State police in eastern Kentucky say a woman was killed Wednesday night on an icy road in Whitesburg when she lost control of her vehicle, which struck another vehicle.
The storm is linked to at least four other deaths.
A semi-trailer slid off a snow-covered interstate in western Wisconsin, killing two people.
A central Indiana woman died when a semi-trailer plowed into her car after she lost control merging onto the highway, and a man from Columbia City in northeast Indiana was killed when his snowmobile left the road, headed across a field and crashed into a wire fence.