Downed Tree Branch Closes Highway 9

(KRON) A large tree branch and downed power lines has closed state
Highway 9 in Santa Clara County this afternoon, according to the California
Highway Patrol.
Officers received a report of the tree branch blocking all lanes
of Highway 9 near Redwood Gulch Road shortly before noon, CHP officials said.
The tree branch struck a power line that fell down, according to
the CHP.
PG&E has been called to the scene to turn off power to the downed
line, CHP officials said.
The tree branch was about 24 to 30 inches in diameter and roughly
70 feet long, according to the CHP officials.
A car was also struck but it was not immediately clear if the tree
branch or power lines hit the vehicle, CHP officials said.
No injuries were reported.
A Sig-alert was issued at 1:26 p.m. and the highway is expected to
reopen around 3:30 p.m. or 4:30 p.m., CHP officials said

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