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Highway 200 near Sandpoint back open after closing for suspicious device

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The scene just east of Sandpoint on Highway 20. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office Explosives Disposal Unit is assisting. The scene just east of Sandpoint on Highway 20. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office Explosives Disposal Unit is assisting.
SANDPOINT, Idaho - The Idaho State Police closed Highway 200 east of Sandpoint on Monday after the discovery of a suspicious device.

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office confirmed they responded to the scene with their Explosive Disposal Unit and at around 5:00pm, a loud explosion was heard by KHQ crews on scene, and the device was "rendered safe." At this time, it is unknown what that device was.

The highway is back open. 

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