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UPDATE: Highway 97C reopens following vehicle accident

Highway 97C at Highland Valley Rd, about 61 km north of Merritt and 46 km south of Ashcroft, looking north, Dec. 11.
Image Credit: DriveB.C.

Highway 97C has reopened after being closed since this morning due to a vehicle accident.

DriveB.C. reported the incident shortly after 7:30 a.m., Dec. 11. The accident occurred at Mamit Lake Ranch Road, between Merritt and Eight Mile Road.

The road has since been cleared, according to DriveB.C.

- This story was updated at 1:02 p.m. as the highway has reopened.

- This story was corrected at 9:07 a.m. to say the road is Highway 97C, not the Okanagan Connector.

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