UPDATE: East Highway 44 near 161st Avenue reopened after house is removed from roadway

Hwy 44 House In Road

Photo Courtesy Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Twitter

UPDATE (12:30 p.m.): Traffic has resumed on Highway 44 and 161st Street after the successful removal of a house from the road, according to a tweet from the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office.


Police Lights Snow

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PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D. — East Highway 44 near 161st Avenue is blocked after high winds caused a home being transported to blow off of a trailer.

According to a tweet from the Pennington County Sheriff, high winds and low visibility from snow have made the area hazardous, and drivers are encouraged to seek an alternate route.

NewsCenter1 will continue to provide updates on road and weather conditions throughout the region.

 

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