Fallen tree shuts down Matthews road

Fallen tree shuts down Matthews road
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MATTHEWS, NC (WBTV) - 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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