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MnDOT: Portion of northbound I-35 near Owatonna now open after crash involving 6 semis, 20 cars

Updated: December 12, 2019 06:40 PM

A portion of northbound I-35 near Owatonna was temporarily closed Thursday due to a crash, according to MnDOT.

The crash occurred between U.S. Highway 14 and Bridge Street. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash involves 20 passenger cars and six jackknifed semis. 

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The road is now open for traffic. 

No serious injures have been reported, only minor, according to the state patrol. 

A number of crashes were reported throughout the state as snow continued to fall Thursday morning. According to the state patrol, there were a total of 146 crashes and 106 vehicle spinouts. Eighteen injuries were reported but none were serious nor fatal. 

As of 4:40 p.m., the state patrol reports from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 155 crashes occured statewide. Fifteen injuires were noted but none were serious or fatal. The state patrol also noted 93 vehicle spin outs/went off the road and seven semis jackknifed.  

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