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Crash shuts down part of Highway 61 in West Ashley

WEST ASHLEY SC (WCSC) - A stretch of Highway 61 near Savage Road remains closed Thursday morning as crews work to repair a power pole that was hit by a vehicle overnight.

According to Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch, a SUV hit a power pole near the intersection of Highway 61/Ashley River Road at Savage Road around 2 a.m. 

SCE&G officials say one northbound lane on Highway 61 at Savage Road is blocked while crews make repairs, but traffic is flowing in the area. 

All work is expected to be completed by noon, officials say.

No word on any injuries from the wreck.

Officials with SCE&G say their will be temporary power outages in the area while crews repair the power lines impacted by the wreck. 

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