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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