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100 lose power after tree falls on Estes Drive in Chapel Hill

Posted January 16, 2021 12:08 p.m. EST

100 lose power after tree falls on Estes Drive in Chapel Hill

— More than 100 people lost power in Chapel Hill on Saturday after a tree fell on power lines.

According to police, the tree fell after 10:30 a.m. on Estes Drive between Franklin Street and Library Drive.

Officials said the tree did not fall due to a crash. No one was injured.

At 11:45 a.m., police posted an update, saying the road could be closed until at least 5 p.m. while crews work to remove the tree and restore power in the area.

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