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Five-car crash reported in Portage County

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PORTAGE COUNTY (WAOW) - The Portage County Sheriff's Department received more than 30 calls Tuesday morning regarding weather-related crashes, including one involving five cars, investigators said.

No serious injures were reported as roads became snow-covered and slippery during the morning commute.

Sgt. Jim Pozniak said the calls came between 5 a.m. and noon. The busiest time was around 8 a.m.

The five-car crash on 1-39 occurred near exit 161, he said.

A three-car crash was also reported about about a mile north of there.

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