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State Patrol: Over 500 crashes since Wednesday morning, more than 40 injuries

State Patrol: Over 500 crashes since Wednesday morning, more than 40 injuries Photo: KSTP

April 11, 2019 09:52 PM

The Minnesota State Patrol says more than 300 crashes have occurred as a result of the latest snowstorm.

From 5 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, 317 crashes have been accounted for, including 26 with injuries. The State Patrol also notes that 539 vehicles either spun out or went off the road, along with 42 jackknifed semis. 

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On Wednesday, the State Patrol reported a total of 244 crashes between the hours of 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Those crashes involved 34 injuries, with 212 cars spinning out or going off the road. There were 18 instances of jackknifed semis as well.

There were no fatal incidents reported. 

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