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Driver strikes pole in northeast Charlotte, shuts down portion of road

Lee Stikeleather | WBTV Lee Stikeleather | WBTV
Lee Stikeleather | WBTV Lee Stikeleather | WBTV
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A portion of a road in northeast Charlotte was closed Tuesday morning after a driver struck a utility pole. 

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, North Tryon Street was closed between 31st and 32nd street due to the crash. The wreck occurred around 5 a.m.

There's no word on what caused the crash. 

Matheson Avenue and Graham Street can be used as alternate routes. The road is expected to reopen around 1 p.m. 

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