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Road closed after car pulls down powerlines

(WAVE 3 News)
Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 12:33 PM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Huntsville Police say that a car pulled down powerlines and has caused a major roadway to be shut down in Huntsville on Monday.

According to police, the car inadvertently pulled down the lines at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday. U.S. 72 between Slaughter Road and Providence Main Street NW are now closed so crews can make repairs. HPD doesn’t have a timeline on when the roadway will reopen. Drivers are asked to avoid the area and use a different route.

WAFF 48 News is continuing to monitor the situation, when we learn more we will update this story.

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