State Patrol Reminds Motorists to Slow Down in Winter Weather

Snow arrived in Southern Minnesota just in time for Tuesday morning’s commute.

Statewide, the Minnesota State Patrol tallied 234 crashes between 5am and 12pm, including 22 with injury and one fatal crash.  The agency also said 44 vehicles went off roadways and three semis jackknifed.

Law Enforcement Officials remind motorists to drive slowly and completely clear their windshields, roofs, license plate and taillights before hitting the road during winter weather conditions.