Icy conditions blamed for accidents in northwest Kansas

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GOODLAND, Kan. (KAKE) -

Drivers in northwest Kansas are dealing with icy conditions this morning, with freezing drizzle and fog to blame.

Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Tod Hileman said troopers have responded to several accidents this morning.  At 10:10 a.m., a crash with serious injuries led to the closing of an I-70 off ramp at Goodland.  

The Sherman County Sheriff's Office also posted photos of a rollover crash on eastbound I-70 at mile marker 9.

Holiday Travel Outlook

Current road conditions can be found by visiting the KanDrive website.

A winter weather advisory is in effect for northwest and north-central Kansas until 6:00 p.m. The light precipitation will exit KAKEland by 10 p.m., and overnight lows across the state will dip into the teens and 20s Friday morning.

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