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5 accidents reported on icy I-80 Monday in Kimball County


Five accidents were reported Monday as icy conditions enveloped the area. No serious injuries were reported from any of the accidents.

Kimball County Sheriff Harry Gillway said the first accident occurred at approximately 5:30 a.m. when a tractor trailer left the roadway east of Kimball. Gillway said speed was not a factor in the accident, but high winds helped push the tractor trailer, which was hauling a load of styrofoam, off the road. Gillway said there were no injuries in the accident, but reported that the tractor trailer was most likely a total loss.

As law enforcement officials were...

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