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For Some Motorists...Long Wait for Help

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In a matter of minutes, the 18-wheeler was pulled out, but the driver had to wait three hours for help to arrive. 

Deanna Hayes drove through the winter storm last night from Fort Worth.  She has been driving for five years and has never been stuck in this kind of weather. So she was quite surprised when she saw all the snow in Amarillo. 

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