MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Traffic was slow going Monday afternoon in many parts of the metro due to snow and icy conditions.

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According to the Minnesota State Patrol, there were more than 300 crashes statewide since 9 a.m., and more than 100 vehicle spinouts and cars in ditches.

Shelly Walstrom ended up off the road on Highway 36 near Rice Street in Roseville.

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She says she waited an hour for help.

“I obviously must have hit something slippery. I tried and just started swerving,” Walstrom said. “Enough snow is coming down that it’s making it really slippery.”

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Lt. Eric Roeske with the State Patrol says many drivers were going too fast for the conditions, likely because they thought the light snow didn’t pose much of a threat.