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Downed Tree Closes Road, Knocks Out Power In Dutchess

The intersection of Myers Corners Road and Old Myers Corners Road in Wappingers Falls.
The intersection of Myers Corners Road and Old Myers Corners Road in Wappingers Falls. Photo Credit: Google Maps

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DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- A downed large tree and wires led to the closure of Route 376 at Entry Road in In Hopewell Junction early Sunday afternoon near the scene of two unrelated motor-vehicle accidents.

Several traffic lights in the area were not functioning, East Fishkill Police reported just after 12:30 p.m.

Motoris were reminded that all intersections are to be treated as all-way stops when lights are dead. Police patrols assisted with traffic until power was restored.

Nearby, a two-vehicle crash was reported just before 1 p.m. at Myers Corners Road and Old Myers Corners Road in Wappingers Falls.

A multi-vehicle crash with injuries on the southbound Taconic State Parkway was reported at 12:45 p.m. in East Fishkil near Milemarker 38.9.

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