Crash brings down power lines, closes road in south Charlotte

Updated: May. 14, 2021 at 5:54 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A crash brought down power lines in south Charlotte Thursday night, closing a south Charlotte road for more than seven hours.

The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. on Woodlawn Road. The area was closed between Nations Crossing Road and Old Pineville Road. Duke Energy is making repairs and crews estimate the road will reopen by 7 a.m.

Tyvola Road or Clanton Road to and from I-77 may be used as an alternate route.

We’re working to learn more about what caused the crash and whether anyone was hurt.

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