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Deputies Say 33 Vehicle Crashes Reported In Kanawha County

Reported: Feb. 26, 2014 10:46 AM EST
Updated: Feb. 26, 2014 7:23 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) -- Motorists in Kanawha County faced hazardous driving conditions Wednesday after another dose of snow was dumped on area roadways.

The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that winter weather may have contributed to an increase in the number of crashes. From midnight, when snow showers began in the area, through 10 a.m., Metro 911 received reports of 33 crashes in the County. Eleven of those were reported to involve injuries.

Kanawha County deputies responded to 15 of the 33 crashes, including six with injuries.

The sheriff's office advised to be alert while driving, and take needed precautions accounting for the cold and precipitation.



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