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Drivers on Rt-15 leave their cars to collectively remove fallen tree blocking highway

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NORWALK/WESTPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Traffic was at a standstill on the Merritt Parkway Sunday afternoon due to a tree that had fallen across both lanes of traffic going South.

Stranded drivers, unable to continue down the highway, exited their vehicles and, collectively, tried to remove the tree from the road.

Still from video: Charlie via Reportit!

It has been reported that as of 4:30pm, the tree was removed from the highway and traffic resumed normally.

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