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Leader photo by CODY RICHARD- An 18-wheeler was involved in a crash in downtown Ruston due to the slippery road conditions created by the winter storm that blanketed the area with ice overnight.

Winter weather conditions continued into today causing multiple accidents in the Lincoln Parish area.

In an interview late Tuesday, Albert Paxton, public information officer with Louisiana State Police Troop F, said additional personnel would be out on roadways.

“We will have additional personnel out (Tuesday night) and early (today) monitoring roads and bridges,” he said. “The DOTD will also be out salting the roads and bridges where ice is accumulating.”

Paxton said he advises motorists to check travel conditions.

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