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UPDATE: Highway 97 north of Vernon completely reopened

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July 03, 2019 - 2:28 PM

VERNON - Highway 97 north of Vernon has reopened after it was closed to traffic in both directions for a couple of hours this afternoon.

Drive B.C. says Highway 97 at Irish Creek Road, around 16 kilometres north of Vernon heading toward Falkland, has completely reopened traffic this afternoon, July 3.

The highway was closed for vehicle recovery, according to Drive B.C.

No other information about the vehicle incident is available at this time. iNFOnews.ca has reached out to Vernon RCMP and is waiting for more information.

Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Drive B.C.

— This story was updated at 1:38 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2018, to say the highway was open to single lane alternating traffic and again at 2:27 p.m. to say the highway was completely reopened.


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