Spilled load of lumber led to Highway 17 shutdown south of Brewster

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Traffic was disrupted Wednesday on Highway 17 south of Bridgeport when a semi pulling a trailer rolled and spilled a load of lumber on the roadway.

The Douglas County accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. and the highway wasn’t fully reopened until just before 9 p.m.

Initially, the highway about 17 miles south of Bridgeport was fully blocke, then opened to one lane of traffic only.

Nobody was injured in the rollover.

The cause of the rollover is being investigated by the Washington State Patrol.

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