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Fallen tree shuts down Matthews road

(Source: WBTV/File) (Source: WBTV/File)

A fallen tree shut down a road in Matthews for some time Wednesday morning. 

According to crews with Matthews Fire and Emergency Medical Services, a portion of Sam Newell Road near Mullis Lane was closed for some time due to a tree that had fallen onto the roadway. 

Drivers were asked to seek alternate routes. 

Crews tweeted just before 6 a.m. that the road has reopened. 

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