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Nearly 400 Accidents Across Minnesota During First Major Snowfall

 Wednesday, December 2, 2015

 KARE 11

The first snow storm of the season for some parts of Minnesota, did not go smoothly for motorists. As of 9 p.m. Thursday, the Minnesota State Patrol reported nearly 400 crashes on state roads, with 37 people left injured. Two people were killed — one on Highway 42 near Elgin in Olmsted County and another on a frontage road roundabout near the intersection of Interstate 494 and Highway 169 in Eden Prairie. Wence Edwards of was among the drivers who found himself in the ditch, after hitting a slippery spot on Highway 169 south of Belle Plaine.