High voltage power line tips over in Rockford

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A transmission tower holding high-voltage power lines tipped over in Rockford on Wednesday.

ComEd sent crews to the site to assess the damage and shore up the lines.

The tower is located between Old River Road and Route 2.

ComEd believes farm equipment may have become entangled in the wires, pulling it down.

Representatives did not say when it would be replaced.

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