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Highway 97C reopens after multi-vehicle crash

Incident closed highway in both directions at Loon Lake

Highway 97C between Kelowna and Merritt was closed for just under an hour in both directions due to a multi-vehicle incident Friday afternoon.

DriveBC first reported the closure around 12:30p.m. on May 20. The incident occurred around Loon Lake Road, 34 kilometres west of Pennask Summit.

Traffic began moving again at around 1:15p.m., with the right-hand lane remaining closed westbound.

It is not yet known the severity of the incident.

DriveBC is set to release more updates at 2p.m.

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