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Weekend crashes keep emergency responders busy

(KTTC) -

Sleet, snow and blowing conditions made for a dangerous weekend out on the roads and emergency crews were busy responding to crashes.

The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office reports that between 3 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. Monday, deputies responded to 3 property accidents, 3 injury accidents and 20 traffic hazards like people going into the ditch.

The State Patrol says that between Friday morning and 4:30 Sunday afternoon, troopers responded to 558 crashes statewide; 64 of the accidents resulted in an injury.

The State Patrol also reports 1058 vehicle spin outs &  20 jackknifed semis.

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