Accident closes Mahoning Avenue near Belle Vista

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The road between Belle Vista and Millet avenues on the city's West Side was closed after a traffic accident at the 2000 block of Mahoning Avenue at 8:35 a.m. Friday. The accident caused downed power line wires to fall onto the road after a utility pole was struck, police said. Traffic was tied up for a couple of hours while Ohio Edison crews worked to replace the pole and wires.

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning Avenue is closed this morning between Belle Vista and Millet avenues. A traffic accident at 8:35 a.m. today in the 2000 block of Mahoning, near the West Side post office, resulted in downed power lines wires across the roadway after a utility pole was struck, police said. Firefighters were called to the scene and barricades requested from the street department to close off the area.

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