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Winter weather prompts speed reduction on Mass. Pike


BOSTON ( -- State police have reduced the speed limit on the Western End of the Mass. Turnpike following a series of minor crashes.

Mass. State Police said heavy snow was falling in the area and that the crashes were minor.

The speed limit from Interchange 1 to Interchange 6 was reduced to 40 mph.

Police have urged drivers to slow down and leave extra space between themselves and the cars ahead of them.