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Nearly 400 Road Crashes; 1 Fatality, as Winter Storm Blankets Minnesota

Between 12 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Monday, the State Patrol says 388 crashes have occurred statewide.   Between 12 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Monday, the State Patrol says 388 crashes have occurred statewide.   |  Photo: WDIO-TV file

Updated: February 19, 2018 08:47 PM

The Minnesota State Patrol says there has been nearly 400 road crashes all across Minnesota.

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Between 12 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Monday, the State Patrol says 388 crashes have occurred statewide.

The crashes involve 35 injuries and one fatality. The State Patrol says the fatal crash occurred around 3:00 p.m. in Duluth. 

RELATED: At Least One Dead in Hwy 61 Crash Near Brighton Beach 

 

The State Patrol also reports 244 vehicles have spun out across the state. 

Chief Meteorologist Justin Liles says the Northland is facing three rounds of this storm. The first round brought heavy snow Sunday north of the Twin Ports. 

WINTER STORM FORECAST: Chief Meteorologist Justin Liles' Weather Forecast

The current round of snow is affecting the Twin Ports and shoreline communities of the north and south shore. The final round of storm will hit Monday evening and last through Tuesday. An additional 3'' to 6'' of snow is expected. 

WDIO INTERACTIVE RADAR: Get the latest snow track from the Eyewitness News Weather Center

 


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