Emerald Bay reopened after avalanche | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Emerald Bay reopened after avalanche

A local resident organized drivers to help clear the road.
Miranda Jacobson / Tahoe Daily Tribune

EMERALD BAY, Calif. – Traffic was stopped today on Highway 89 at just past the Eagle Falls Trailhead due to an avalanche.
Snow was blocking both lanes after an avalanche fell at about 1 p.m. Resident Peter Fae was able to organize local bystanders to clear out the road before Cal Trans arrived.
Traffic is stopped in both directions.
Kim Brown was driving southbound when the snow fell, stopping traffic.
“We didn’t see it start, but we saw it finish,” said Brown.
No one is reported to be injured.

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