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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) -  There were no serious injuries reported, but the light snow that fell across southeastern Minnesota in the late afternoon on Thursday created slick conditions on area roadways that contributed to a number of crashes in the Rochester area.

The State Patrol says 31-year-old Darcy Lewis of Lake City was treated at the scene for minor injuries when his vehicle and a car driven by a 24-year-old Rochester woman collided on northbound Highway 52 while they were both attempting to exit at the 19th Street interchange around 4 PM. The occupants of the other car were not hurt.

The State Patrol also filed a preliminary report concerning an injury crash on Highway 52 just south of Pine Island around 5:15 in the afternoon. The information available indicates a pickup truck was merging onto the southbound lanes of the highway when it collided with a car. The State Patrol has yet to release any information about the occupants of the vehicles.

A man from Viroqua, Wisconsin was transported to St. Mary's hospital following a crash on I-90 near Eyota shortly before 7 PM. The State Patrol says 55-year-old Carl Hendon was driving east on the freeway when his vehicle collided with a westbound car driven by a Rochester man but went to the median. 24-year-old Nicholas Moder was identified as the other driver and the crash report indicates he was not injured.

Statewide, the State Patrol reported over 200 weather-related crashes and vehicle spinouts yesterday, including the massive pileup that occurred on I-94 near Monticello that involved nearly 30 vehicles. Nine people suffered minor injuries in the pileup, which shut down the freeway for much of the day.

The State Patrol says 29 vehicles were involved in the crash.

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