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On snowy roads, beware of high speed on curves

The impact of Snowstorm Benji on Saturday, Dec. 9, on the Northwest Corner was comparatively light but there was still an unusually high number of snow-related car crashes. The Connecticut State Police reported 354 car accidents statewide on that day; they also had 258 calls to assist in spin-outs and for help with disabled vehicles.

Troop B reported 14 incidents on roads in the Northwest Corner on that day between noon and midnight. The incidence of crashes was significantly lower during the messy weather on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

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