VIDEO: Drone Footage of Highway 1 Collapse Near Big Sur Following Heavy Rain in California

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A stretch of Highway 1 along the Big Sur coast in Monterey County washed away Thursday after being hit by debris flow off a hillside following heavy rains, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.

That portion of the scenic road had already been closed as part of a 44-mile closure due to the county’s evacuation order ahead of the rain.

It was immediately unclear if the debris flow that is eroding this portion of Highway 1 was connected to the Dolan Fire burn scar, although the area has been susceptible to mudslides in the past.

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