Hwy. 70 east of Marion reopens after downed power line

US Highway 70 east of Marion has reopened after a downed power line blocked the road in the area of Bill Pyatts Auto Parts Store.

McDowell County Emergency Management says a power line fell and blocked the road and that traffic is being detoured around the area using Old Highway 10 East.

Duke Energy was notified and the fire department responded to the scene.

The road reopened just after 4:30pm.

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