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Road closed due to downed power lines in east Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Charlotte police say an accident in east Charlotte has knocked down power lines, which has forced a road to close for several hours.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the accident happened along Central Avenue on Monday around noon.

The wreck knocked down power lines in the area.

Officials expect Central Avenue between Eastcrest Drive and Masonic Drive to be closed for next 6-8 hours, during the evening commute.

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