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Large tree falls, closes Route 44 in West Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Route 44 in West Hartford is closed in both directions after a large tree fell on Monday morning.

According to police, a large tree is blocking all four lanes for Route 44 near the area of 2865 Albany Avenue. They say tree came down naturally and has compromised power lines. 

Authorities say the road is closed at the intersection of Mountain Road. 

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At this time, officials say the Department of Transportation and Eversource are on the scene.

It is not yet known when the road will reopen.

No further details are available at this time.

Check back for updates.


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