Minnesota State Patrol reports crashes, spin-outs

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – As snow, sleet and thunder-snow descended on Minnesota on Monday morning, there were 65 crashes on state roads and 77 spin-outs.

The State Patrol says the crashes and spin-outs happened on slippery roads between midnight. and 10 a.m., resulting in nine injuries, but no fatalities.

A winter storm warning was in effect for a large swath of Minnesota, stretching from Fargo down the Interstate-94 corridor to the Twin Cities.