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Accident Forces Closure Of N.C. 55 In Western Wake County

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CARY, N.C. — A traffic accident caused a major traffic mess in Western Wake County Friday afternoon.

As of 5 p.m., all lanes of Highway 55 were closed from High House Road to Jenks Road so that power crews could repair damage caused by the accident.

A detour was in place, with traffic being sent from High House to Green Level Road, to Green Level Church Road, to Roberts Road, and back to Jenks.

The accident involving a truck occurred around noon, taking out some power poles. According to the

Department of Transportation,

the road is expected to re-open late Friday night.

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