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Remembrance event for Oso landslide to close highway

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Police guard a closed road near Oso, Washington.

OSO, Wash. (AP) — State Route 530 will be closed to traffic Sunday morning for a remembrance event for the deadly Oso landslide.

The state Department of Transportation says drivers will be detoured via State Route 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. Westbound traffic will be stopped 10 miles west of Darrington and eastbound traffic will be stopped 14 miles east of Arlington.

A massive landslide on March 22, 2014, killed 43 people and destroyed dozens of homes in the tiny community.

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