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Car crashes down steep embankment off Highway 97 in Lake Country

The incident happened about 2 p.m. Friday
Car crashes down embankment in Lake Country. (Jordy Cunningham/ Capital News)

A vehicle crashed down a 40-foot embankment off Highway 97 in Lake Country, Friday afternoon.

The incident happened near the turn-off for Gatzke Road after a vehicle left the road, and crashed through two concrete barriers before flying down the hillside onto a property below.

Multiple emergency crews responded to the scene at about 2 p.m.

One person was seen being looked over by BC Ambulance. No other vehicles were involved.

It’s unclear what caused the vehicle to leave the road.

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Graduated from the broadcast journalism program at BCIT. Also holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science and sociology from Thompson Rivers University.
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