MSP responds to hundreds of crashes, spinouts Tuesday; 1 fatality reported

(ABC 6 News) – Winter weather is once again creating driving headaches for Minnesotans.

The Minnesota State Patrol (MSP) said they responded to 226 crashes, 804 vehicle spinouts, and 13 jackknifed semi’s between 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

There were 8 crashes with injuries reported including 1 fatal. A 36-year-old man from Maple Lake, MN was struck and killed by a vehicle while standing on the right shoulder of Highway 24 near Clearwater Township in Wright County, after his vehicle went into a ditch, according to MSP.

Light snow showers on Wednesday will again make for some tricky travel. To get the latest weather information and road conditions, CLICK HERE.