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State patrol: Over 300 crashes in nearly 14 hours during winter storm

State patrol: Over 300 crashes in nearly 14 hours during winter storm Photo: Minnesota State Patrol, Twitter

Updated: November 27, 2019 11:40 AM

The Minnesota State Patrol reports more than 300 crashes occurred during the winter storm that made its way through the state Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Between 9:45 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, 180 crashes were reported to the State Patrol. Nine of those crashes involved injuries. Additionally, 279 vehicles spun out or went off the road, and 15 incidents of jacknifed semis were also reported.

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Then, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the State Patrol reported 126 crashes. Of those, nine involved injuries, but none were serious or fatal. Additionally, 155 vehicles spun out or went off the road, and seven semis jacknifed.

UPDATE: Biggest November snowstorm in 9 years hits the metro

As of 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported a majority of roads in the state were completely covered with snow. By 11:30 a.m., most metro roadways were only partially covered, according to 511.

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