41 dead after Wash. landslide

Published: Mar 23 2014 01:38:13 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 21 2014 11:15:09 AM EDT

At least 41 people are dead after a landslide tore through an area of rural Washington north of Seattle in March.

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Washington State National Guard

Groundwater saturation tied to heavy rainfall in the area over the previous month caused a landslide in Oso, Wash., on March 22.

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