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UPDATE: Northbound Highway 97 closed by accident

October 22, 2017 - 4:52 PM

PENTICTON - A vehicle incident closed Highway 97 northbound.

Today, Oct. 22, at approximately 4:09 p.m. a vehicle incident closed Highway 97 northbound at Penticton, however, it has since reopened.

Drive B.C. estimated the highway would open around 5:00 p.m. The southbound lane was used as a detour.

For the most up to date information visit, Drive B.C.

— This story was updated at to say the highway closure was rescinded.

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