SR 97 crash seriously injures 1 near Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH -- One person was seriously injured in a crash that briefly closed State Route 97 near Leavenworth Monday afternoon.

The 4-car crash occurred around 12 p.m. near milepost 166, Washington State Patrol Trooper Brian Moore said.  At least one person was seriously injured, officials said.

Travel in both directions was briefly blocked. The roadway was reopen at 2 p.m.

SR 97 is a popular thoroughfare on the east side of The Cascades, and often used to get between US 2 and Interstate 90.

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