NEW INFO: Highway 70 In Kinston Reopens

Emergency management says Highway 70 at Skinner's Bypass has reopened.

It was shut down around 8:30 a.m. at the Highway 11 intersection after a power line fell onto the highway.

Emergency Services officials say a backhoe tore down a power line at the Fuel Warehouse at that intersection, and the line was on the highway.

The busy highway reopened about an hour later.

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