Storm Punches ND, Part Of Interstate Closed

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 6:30 am
By: News On 6

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - An ambulance crash on Interstate 94 in North Dakota is blamed on wintry conditions. The accident left the passenger dead and the driver injured.

Forecasters say a mix of rain and snow is the first phase of a powerful storm system bearing down on the region. State officials decided to close the a section of I-94 from Jamestown to Fargo. The 100-mile stretch will remain closed at least through Tuesday morning.

The National Weather Service predicts that snow will spread from North Dakota across much of northern Minnesota, where heavy snow accumulations are expected.

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