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Snow causes treacherous driving in S Wisconsin

  • Associated Press
  • December 8, 2013 - 2:00 PM

MILWAUKEE — Snow has contributed to numerous pileups in southern Wisconsin, including a fatal rollover.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office describes conditions as extremely dangerous and slippery, with multiple pileups, including a fatal rollover on I-94 eastbound at Highway 100.

There have been so many crashes the Wisconsin State Patrol hasn't compiled a count yet. But multiple accidents have been reported Interstates 94 and 894, as well as I-39 and I-90.

Authorities are recommending no travel in Racine County, where a multiple-car pile-up required the closure of I-94 southbound. There have been multiple clusters of pileups, other accidents and cars off the road along a stretch of several miles of I-94 near Racine.

All southbound lanes on I-39 near Janesville were blocked by multiple crashes for nearly two hours before they reopened.

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