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Crash on State Route 27 closes road, railway

Aug. 20, 2019 Updated Tue., Aug. 20, 2019 at 7:42 p.m.

A one-car crash and downed power lines on State Route 27 south of Spokane shut down the highway on Tuesday. No one was injured. (Spokane County Fire District 8)
A one-car crash and downed power lines on State Route 27 south of Spokane shut down the highway on Tuesday. No one was injured. (Spokane County Fire District 8)

A one-car crash and downed power lines on state Route 27 south of Spokane temporarily shut down the highway on Tuesday.

No one was injured and the highway reopened just before 1 p.m., according to a tweet from Spokane County Fire District 8.

The crash, near the intersection of State Route 27 and Jackson Road about 30 miles south of Spokane, caused a car to land near railroad tracks at about 11:25 a.m., according to the same Twitter account.

BNSF Railway shut down its tracks because of the crash, according to the tweet.

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