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One lane now open on Highway 93 near Ravalli

Accident shut down the highway for several hours
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Posted at 11:12 AM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 13:12:22-04

RAVALLI — UPDATE

One lane has been reopened on US Highway 93 North near Ravalli following a Wednesday morning.

Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said traffic is moving again north of Ravalli after an accident shut down the highway for several hours Wednesday morning.

One person was airlifted to a local hospital, according to Sheriff Bell.

The Montana Department of Transportation reports that single lane traffic is being allowed past the accident scene, but warns that intermittent closures are still possible.

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An accident has shut down a section of US Highway 93 in the Mission Valley.

The Montana Department of Transportation reports the northbound and southbound lanes of US Highway 93 North are blocked near mile marker 25 in Ravalli.

The Lake County Sheriff's Office reports the accident happened on the "S" curves in the Schall Flats area and the road is expected to be closed for several hours.

The accident was reported to the Montana Highway Patrol shortly after 8:15 a.m.

Expect heavy traffic delays in the area.

We will have more information as it becomes available.