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One person killed in crash that closed highway south of Penticton

A three-vehicle crash south of Penticton shut down the highway for hours on Saturday afternoon. One person died. Courtesy: Jodie Lynn

RCMP said one person was killed in a crash that shut down Highway 97 just south of Penticton for hours on Saturday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to a three-vehicle crash on the highway between Pineview Drive and Sandhill Road around 1 p.m.

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Courtesy: Jodie Lynn. Courtesy: Jodie Lynn

A witness reported that one of the vehicles involved in the crash had been driving erratically.

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A collision reconstructionist was called to the scene, and police said the investigation is ongoing.

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