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Mudslide closes SR-97A in Chelan County

CHELAN COUNTY, Wash. -- Flash floods in Chelan County are causing massive problems for drivers on Tuesday.

Washington State Patrol has closed SR-97A because of a mudslide at milepost 220. Troopers say in the worst area, the mud is several feet deep.

WSDOT says the highway is closed at milepost 218 just north of Entiat to milepost 223 at Highway 971.

A dump truck and a U-Haul were both stuck, and railroad tracks were also buried by the mud.

The road will remain closed until at least Wednesday, according to Chelan County Emergency Management.

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