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Highway Closed By Avalanche Reopens

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. highway closed by an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada has reopened.

The snow slide shut down Highway 50 Monday afternoon about 4 miles south of Lake Tahoe near Echo Summit.

Authorities said one car got stuck shortly after 12:30 p.m. but crews were able to dig it out and there were no injuries.

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The California Department of Transportation says the road was cleared and reopened shortly before 5 p.m.