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Northern Nevada: 92 crashes reported in 20 hours

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RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Highway patrol officials say they've counted 92 crashes and dozens of spin-outs in northern Nevada amid wintery weather in the past day.

Trooper Chuck Allen says 33 of the crashes reported between 10 a.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday involved injuries. Another 59 collisions only involved property damage.

Allen says most of the crashes happened in the Reno-Sparks area, and only a handful were called in from rural northern Nevada.

Troopers say the most serious was a three-car accident that happened about 4 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 80 near the Victorian Avenue interchange. Allen says a driver who got out of his disabled vehicle was hit by a pickup and pinned against a concrete barrier.

The victim was taken to the hospital with a very serious leg injury.

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