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Highway 97 closed between MacKenzie and Prince George

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UPDATE #2: Cpl. Madonna Saunderson with North District RCMP said that the collision involved a single vehicle, and occurred at approximately 6:50 a.m. A tractor-trailer b-train carrying wood chips overturned on Highway 97, spilling wood chips all over the highway. Cpl. Saunderson said that the driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured in the collision.

UPDATE – Officials believe the Highway will re-open at 11:30 a.m.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Highway 97 is closed between MacKenzie and Prince George due to a vehicle incident.

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According to Drivebc.ca, Highway 97 is closed 20km north of Bear Lake.  There is no detour around the collision and there is no estimate on when the road will re-open.

The next update on the status of the Highway will be shared at 9 a.m.  For updates, watch this page, or visit www.drivebc.ca

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