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Tuesday, December 8th, 2009
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

A heavily damaged car sets unattended after sliding into the rear wheels of a semitrailer Monday morning at the intersection of state Route 29 and Fleetfoot Road, west of Celina. Winter weather conditions played a factor in the crash, which resulted in injury to motorist Michael E. Donthnier, 51, of Celina. Law enforcement agencies handled more than 18 traffic accidents during the morning hours on Monday.

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An unexpected blast of winter weather packing less than an inch of snow caused a rash of accidents throughout Mercer County on Monday morning, including one that resulted in injuries and another that damaged a Mercer County Sheriff's cruiser. [More]
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