Tree crashes onto power lines in Hunting Park

August 29, 2013 1:59:34 AM PDT
A tree has blocked the road after falling down onto power lines in the city's Hunting Park section early Thursday morning.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. along the 3900 block of Ridge Avenue.

Officials say the tree fell from a nearby cemetery and brought down the wires from Allegheny Avenue to West Clearfield Street.

PECO was called to the scene to restore power.

Motorists should expect delays in the area.


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