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UPDATE: Hwy 97A reopens after fatal incident north of Armstrong

(UPDATE: Oct. 26 @ 6:12 am): Hwy 97A has reopened after a fatal incident early on Sunday morning.

The police watchdog is now investigating after the death of a man at about 3 am near McCallan Road.

A woman was also hurt.

(Original story: Oct. 25 @ 8 am): Travellers looking to go between the Okanagan and the Shuswap should be aware of a closure on Hwy 97A.

According to Drive BC, a multi-vehicle incident has the road closed in both directions north of Armstrong. The collision occurred between Mountain View Road and McCallan Road.

<who> Photo Credit: Drive BC

At this point, crews are on scene and an assessment is in progress. Residents are advised to watch out for traffic control on-site.

A detour is also in effect via McLeary Road to Lansdowne Road.

The next update is scheduled for 10 am. NowMedia will update the story when more information is available.



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