Commercial truck driver crashes into embankment on Highway 97

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CHEMULT, Ore. — A commercial truck crashed on Highway 97 Tuesday night, and closed part of the highway for a couple of hours.

The accident 3 miles north of Chemult happened when the truck hit an embankment, and came to a stop across the roadway in the southbound lanes around 7pm.

97 reopened around 9pm, and the driver wasn’t injured.