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State Route 8 in Summit Co. reopens after whiteout conditions cause crash involving 85 vehicles

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Posted at 11:45 AM, Nov 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-12 15:53:38-05

SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio — State Route 8 in Summit County has reopened to traffic Tuesday afternoon after whiteout conditions caused a pile up involving 85 vehicles on Tuesday morning.

State Route 8 in Summit County closed after whiteout conditions cause multi-vehicle crash

A spokesperson for the City of Hudson, confirmed that the crash on SR-8 between Route 303 and Seasons Road involved 85 vehicles. They said there were five injuries, but none were serious.

The road was closed since the crashes started at about 11:30 a.m. At about 3 p.m., the City of Hudson confirmed that SR-8 was reopened in both directions.

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