Fatal crash closes Hwy 35 near Mt. Hood Meadows

January 6, 2012

Update 4:18 p.m.: The Highway has re-opened in both directions. However a winter travel advisory remains in effect for mountain roads and drivers are urged to use caution.

From Oregon State Police:

A double fatal crash on Hwy 35 has closed the highway near milepost 78. Two vehicles reportedly collided head-on in icy conditions. The highway is likely to remain closed until later tonight. ODOT has set up a detour around the accident. For detour information and updates on the road closure visit www.tripcheck.com.

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