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A Minnesota sheriff and a deputy had a lucky escape during Friday's heavy snow, after their vehicles were struck by a semi-trailer.

The incident happened near Janesville in Waseca County, prompting an emergency response.

Fortunately, neither the sheriff nor the deputy were injured in the collision.

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"Just another reminder to slow down and pay attention!" the sheriff's association said. "This could have ended much worse."

Here's the situation of Minnesota's roads from Saturday morning.

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