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UPDATE: Hwy 41 clears after early morning SIG Alert

Posted at 3:19 AM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 08:29:37-04

UPDATE (5:29 a.m.) - By about 5:21 a.m., the closure on Hwy 41 had lifted. CHP has confirmed with KSBY that all lanes of the highway are open.
CHP issued a SIG alert early Tuesday morning in response to a law enforcement pursuit, officials say.

The alert closed the northbound lanes of Hwy 41 at the 'Y' intersection in Cholame.

Officials with CHP Templeton told KSBY the road was closed at the intersection of Hwys 41 and 46 as Kern County officials were in pursuit of a suspect.

The alert was issued around 2:02 a.m. Officials say they do not have an estimate on when the lanes will reopen.

This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.