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Few Inches Of Snow Leads To Few Hundred Accidents

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A little bit of snow made for an active day on roads for the Minnesota State Patrol with a few hundred accidents and spin-outs.

According to the Lt. Eric Roeske, between 4 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday, there were 189 crashes statewide with 22 crashes involving injuries. The patrol also dealt with 193 vehicles that either went off the road or spun out.

In the metro, during the same time period, there were 103 crashes with 11 involving injuries. Also in the metro, a total of 103 vehicles either went off the road or spun out.

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to one fatality, a pedestrian struck while crossing a state highway, but it was not weather related.

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