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Published December 15, 2012, 04:48 PM

Authorities remind you to slow down in icy conditions

(WDAY TV) -- Much of our area woke up to some treacherous driving conditions.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) -- Much of our area woke up to some treacherous driving conditions.

State troopers say hundreds of Minnesota motorists ended up in the ditch after freezing rain coated roadways.

Parts of 3 major routes were shutdown. Highways 2, 71 and 89 were closed because of accidents.

Beltrami officials sent out a CodeRed urging residents to stay home. Meantime troopers reported I-94 from Moorhead to Alexandria as dangerous with multiple vehicles going off the road. One trooper said he could only drive 10 miles per hour on Highway 210 west of Breckendridge.

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