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High Winds Blow Cars Off Road Near Valley City, Traffic Backed Up

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The Barnes County Sheriff's Department says at least a three vehicles have been blown off the road by high winds from this morning's storm.

Deputies tell KFGO News that it happened along a 30-mile stretch of I-94 from west of Valley City to Tower City.

Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney says he stopped to assist a semi driver whose rig was blown onto its side in the median. The trucker was shaken, but not hurt, and told Laney the wind felt like a sucker punch.

The accidents caused significant traffic backups.

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