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Cars Briefly Escorted On I-5 Over Tejon Summit

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Low visibility and cloud cover prompted the California Highway Patrol to temporarily escort vehicles on Interstate 5 over the Tejon Summit.

Officers reportedly escorted vehicles at low speeds through the icy conditions from 11 a.m. to about 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

Nearby, cars were reportedly spinning out in Frazier Park and heavy snow was reported along Elizabeth Lake Road near Palmdale.

Elsewhere, chains were required on Big Pines Highway from Pearblossom east past the Mountain High Ski Area, as well as, on Highway 2 from Islip Saddle to Wrightwood.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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