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Route 2 In New Martinsville back open, power lines cleared


NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. (WTRF) – Route 2 in New Martinsville is now open after being closed part of Wednesday due to downed power lines.

Police say a Pepsi truck hit a Mon Power pole around 8:00 AM to cause the downed lines and power outage.

No injuries were reported.

Reports are saying a transformer also blew in Wetzel County.

About 1,600 people were without power, but Mon Power expected to have their power restored.

Stay with 7News for continued updates.

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