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Semi gets stuck in Highway 99E tunnel, holds up rush hour traffic

By Aimee Plante,


PORTLAND, Ore. ( KOIN ) – The Oregon City tunnel on Highway 99E was temporarily blocked Friday afternoon after a semi-truck got stuck inside, according to Oregon City Police.

Officials say the semi had been transporting excavation equipment when the crash occurred around 4:30 p.m.

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The tunnel was successfully reopened within a half hour. No injuries were reported.

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