Crash closes Highway 97 near La Pine

An accident on Highway 97 and Paulina Lake Road north of La Pine closed the highway in both directions for several hours.

Police were scene and investigating the crash between a semi-trailer and another vehicle, according to a Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office news release. After an extended closure of the highway, one lane was opened up to alternating traffic at about 6 p.m., an Oregon Department of Transportation news release said.

No information as to injuries sustained in the crash has been released.

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