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NDHP and NDDOT urge caution as snowplows clear roads


December 31, 2018

ND Department of Transportation

A vehicle suffered major damage after rear ending a snowplow near Richardton

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) and North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) urge motorists to exercise caution while snowplows are working to clear highways.

In an eight-hour period on Wednesday, Dec. 26, NDHP investigated five crashes involving snowplows. In four separate crashes, vehicles rear ended snow plows on I-94 near Richardton; on I-94 near Hebron; on I-94 near Steele and on Highway 85 near Williston. Minor injuries were reported in the Steele and Richardton crashes.

Two additional crashes were the result of drivers attempting to pass snowplows e...

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