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Crash shuts down portion of South Miami Boulevard

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DURHAM, N.C. -

A portion of South Miami Boulevard was closed in Durham Thursday morning as crews worked to remove powerlines from the road after an overnight crash.

Durham police say a vehicle was traveling northbound on South Miami Boulevard when the driver swerved into the southbound lanes just before 12:30 Thursday morning. The driver lost control and hit a fire hydrant and a utility pole.

The pole was completely severed and live power lines were in the intersection, according to police.

South Miami Boulevard was closed between Guardian Drive and East Cornwallis Road. Crews finished working at the scene and all lanes reopened just after 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

The crash is under investigation.

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