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Westbound lane on Trans-Canada reopens near Portage

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Traffic was delayed this afternoon after a westbound semi trailer on the Trans-Canada flipped and ended up in the median ditch near Portage la Prairie, RCMP say.

The truck flipped about 1-½ kilometers west of Portage, RCMP said. The 24-year-old driver was not hurt. High winds were a factor, police said.

The westbound meridian lane closed for a time but reopened later Tuesday.

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Updated on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 9:27 PM CDT: Passing lane reopens, headline change

9:28 PM: headline tweak

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