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DPS: Dust storm causes crashes near SR 347

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PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Authorities say Thursday's dust storm caused at least one crash near State Route 347.

Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves said there were minor injuries.

The crashes caused a 14-mile stretch of SR 347 between Maricopa and Chandler to close about 3 p.m. Thursday, according to ADOT.

The road was reopened about 5:30 p.m.

A blowing dust advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. for Maricopa County and 8 p.m. for Apache County. [Click here for a full list of weather alerts]

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News for updates. Check the live radar on cbs5az.com/weather.

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