Protesters shut down Highway 101 in Morgan Hill

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MORGAN HILL, Calif. (KRON) — A peaceful protest in Morgan Hill moved onto the freeway at Tennant Avenue Saturday evening.

Highway 101 was closed southbound at Cochrane and northbound at San Martin.

As of 9:15 p.m., Highway 101 reopened throughout Morgan Hill. Protesters were escorted back to their cars, according to the Morgan Hill Police Department.

Officials are advising the public to use alternate routes.

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