Roads ice over; crashes pile up across the state

Posted: January 9, 2014 at 5:13 a.m.

Roger Harris spreads salt Wednesday outside a business off Sixth Street in downtown Little Rock.

Rain in western Arkansas quickly froze on roadways and overpasses Wednesday, and temperatures hovered just below freezing, forcing highway crews to scramble to treat icy conditions that were expected to linger into this morning.

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