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Crews are working to replace electrical lines after a dump truck hit them in Columbus.

Posted: Feb. 7, 2018 9:55 AM
Updated: Feb. 7, 2018 11:44 AM

UPDATE: At 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday, Columbus police stated Lehmberg Road was reopened but repairs were still being made. Drivers are urged to slow down and be aware of workers.

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COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Crews are working to replace electrical lines after a dump truck hit them in Columbus.

Columbus police say the incident happened sometime near 7:40 a.m. on North Lehmberg Road.

Right now, the road is closed in both directions. Police say the repairs are expected to last at least another hour. 

Crews are working to replace TV, phone and internet lines. Damaged power poles are also being replaced.

This article will be updated when the repair work is complete.

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