RCMP is now reporting that the traffic diversion has been due to a hit-and-run. A 20-year-old female from Canmore was declared deceased at the scene.
Canmore RCMP is advising that the eastbound lane of Highway 1 is still being re-routed from the Information Center onto Bow Valley Trail. This is to safely allow officers to conduct an investigation. At this time, it is unknown how long this will be.
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