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Drivers brave snow & take it slow

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The flakes fell fast on Wednesday night.  As the snow accumulated, drivers had to slow down and watch out.

"So far this is probably one of the coldest winters I can remember since I was a kid," says Brandon Huff of Toledo.  "I'm trying to stay home as much as possible in this weather."

Snow plow drivers stayed busy on Wednesday, many of them working eight or nine hours straight.  Workers are glad to have more work this year, with the last two winters being on the lighter side.

"The Perrysburg area was pretty good but now that it's starting to snow again it's starting to get pretty ugly," says Trevor Shindorf with ProEdge Landscaping.  "More money, more snow. I like it."

OSHP troopers say extra patrollers are on the roads through the weekend because of the heavier holiday traffic.  The added crews were a big help on Wednesday as they responded to ten accidents, all related to speed and weather.

"Had they slowed down, those crashes probably wouldn't have occurred," says Sgt. Robert Sellers.  "I know people get tired of saying slow down, but that's the best thing you can do."

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