August 16, 2014 10:39 pm

1 person dead in crash on Highway 97

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VANCOUVER – Highway 97 in Penticton was closed for about three hours Saturday morning while police investigated a fatal single-vehicle crash.

The accident happened at about 3:30 a.m. and closed the highway between the Westminster exit and Railway Street.

The case has been handed over to the coroner who is investigating exactly what led to the crash.

No further details about the victim are being released at this time.

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