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South Tryon Street closed by downed power lines near uptown

It's unclear when the road will reopen, police said.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A section of South Tryon Street in South End is closed due to downed power lines, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said. 

According to CMPD, officers were called to the intersection of South Boulevard and East Carson Boulevard near the Midnight Diner restaurant around 5 a.m. Tuesday. South Tryon is currently closed between Bland Street and Carson Boulevard while crews work to clear the scene. Duke Energy has not reported any power outages in the area. 

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Duke Energy has been called to the scene for repairs but it's unclear when the road will reopen. CMPD said the downed lines were not the result of a crash.

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