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Problems Reported Following Friday's Snow Storm

More than 400 Crashes and Slide offs Reported Around Central Indiana; 2 Deaths Reported

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STATE WIDE -- Friday's snow storm caused quite a few problems around the state. 

Indiana State Police say they worked more than 225 crashes on Friday. Local emergency crews reported working some 200 slide offs. Two people were killed. 

It was a wild 24 hours of weather that started Thursday afternoon with temperatures reaching 60 degrees and transitioned into a wet and cold evening. After midnight that rain turned to freezing rain and eventually snow which led to more than 380 school cancelations by early Friday morning. 

The snow totals varied from 1.4 inches in Indianapolis to 4.5 inches recorded in Smithville as of Friday evening, but official totals weren't in for many areas. 

 

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