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UPDATE: Highway 3 Opened Near Moyie Following Wednesday Collision

UPDATE: RCMP Confirm One Fatality in Highway 3 Motorcycle Collision (July 18, 2019)

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Highway 3 was closed around 5:00 pm Wednesday due to a “vehicle incident” approximately 11 kilometres north of Moyie, but was reopened around 1:15 am after emergency authorities cleared the scene.

Drive BC reported a “vehicle incident” took place at Monroe Lake Road by Moyie Lake Provincial Park around 5:00 pm.

Vehicles on scene reported that the collision included fatalities, although that has yet to be officially confirmed by Cranbrook RCMP or RCMP East Kootenay Traffic Services at this time.

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It’s expected that the RCMP will release more details about the incident later in the day on Thursday.

As of 1:15 am, Highway 3 is fully open to traffic after closing for several hours and being single lane alternating for most of the evening.

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