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Slick road conditions lead to crashes near Ritzville.

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RITZVILLE, Wash. -

With cold weather on the way, it's a good reminder to slow down and drive for conditions. Tuesday morning on Highway 395, a trailer jack-knifed causing a major delay. Snow hit the Ritzville area hard Monday night, which made roads treacherous for drivers.

"I was going a little too fast for the road and spun off," said one driver. "It was too dangerous, we couldn't make it," said another. That was a common theme for drivers in the area Tuesday. Spin-outs and crashes, with many drivers driving too fast for the conditions.

We spoke with Washington State Patrol and the sheriff's office who said they were so busy today they had no time to talk to us. That means one thing: Slow down on the roads.

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