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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Power Line Down Closes Traffic on Indiana State Road 60 West in Mitchell Saturday morning

MITCHELL - AUGUST 12, 2023 - Emergency crews closed down Indiana State Road 60 West Saturday morning at the intersection of Indiana State Road 37 and Indiana State Road 60 West due to a downed power line.

The roadway is now opened.

The roadway was closed for several minutes until crews from Duke Energy could take care of the issue.

The power line was still energized and arching when fire crews arrived. Traffic was closed in both directions.

Firefighters from Mitchell City Volunteer Fire Department and Marion Township Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched for a lightening strike at the CVS but when firefighters arrived they found this issue instead.

The call came in at 8:50 am and the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department assisted in traffic control.

Residents are reminded to treat all downed powerlines as energized, and not to drive on or through them.

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