Machesney Park street closed after semi crashes into power line, no one hurt

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MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. (WTVO) — Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputies say no one was hurt after an accident involving a power line on N. 2nd Street near Copper Drive.

Officials investigating say two semi trucks were traveling when one caught a loose wire from a leaning pole. The power line snapped and landed close to the intersection.

A red vehicle had its tires caught in the wire and crews were called to safely remove the occupant.

Around 50 ComEd customers lost power due to the accident.

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