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Crashes close sections of US-131 and I-94

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SHELBYVILLE, Mich. -- The southbound lanes of US-131 were closed as icy conditions contributed to crashes between Shelbyville and Martin. Meanwhile, the westbound lanes of I-94 were closed near Battle Creek due to a crash.

The incidents that caused the closures all took place shortly after 9:30 a.m.

Two crashes were reported on US-131 south of the Shelbyville exit, where the southbound side of the freeway was closed. Deputies could be heard on scanners reporting icy conditions. All lanes were reopened just before 10:45 a.m.

The crash on westbound I-94 was just after the Beadle Lake Road exit in Calhoun County. A semi and two cars collided, and the semi jackknifed. Traffic backed up nearly to I-69 before the crash was cleared just before 10:15 a.m.

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