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Highway between Falkland and Monte Lake reopened

A stretch of Highway 97 was closed around 7 a.m. Saturday due to downed power lines

Highway 97 has been reopened after it was closed in both directions west of Falkland Saturday morning.

According to DriveBC, the highway was closed due to downed power lines between Chase-Falkland Road and Paxton Valley Road. No detour was available.

The 26.7-kilometre stretch of highway was closed at approximately 7 a.m. and reopened a little over an hour later.

READ MORE: Horse trailer involved in crash on Highway 97 in Lake Country

READ MORE: Large pig hit by vehicle on Highway 97 in Kelowna


Brendan Shykora
Reporter, Vernon Morning Star
Email me at Brendan.Shykora@vernonmorningstar.com
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