Fallen Power Lines Close Highway 17

Fallen power lines closed down Highway 17 south of Chocowinity on Thursday.

It happened around 11:45 a.m. near Frederick Road at the Highway 17 widening project.

Beaufort County Emergency Management Director John Pack says it appears a construction crew accidentally pulled down the lines across the highway.

State troopers set up detours for drivers until the lines were repaired.

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