State Patrol: Dozens of Crashes and Spin-outs

Created: 02/20/2014 4:12 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- The Minnesota State Patrol is reporting dozens of crashes and spin-outs, including at least one fatality.

Highway 42 south of Plainview is closed and traffic is being detoured while the Minnesota State Patrol investigates a fatal traffic crash. It happened at Highway 42 and Wabasha County Township Road 234.

The detour is: Wabasha County Road 4 to Wabasha County Road 25, which is just north of Elgin on Highway 42.

As of 3:00 P.M. the Minnesota State Patrol says 28 vehicles have left the roads in Southeast Minnesota. There have been 9 crashes, including 3 rollovers. There has been one crash with injuries and one fatality.

In Mower County, plows have been pulled from the roads because of the dangerous conditions.