• Fallen tree limbs knock out power, close Archdale Road in south Charlotte


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Officials said a portion of Archdale Drive near Park Royal Drive is shut down due to downed power lines Thursday morning.

    [RELATED: Several roads closed after 160 trees fall across Lincoln, Gaston counties]

    Eyewitness News reporter Mark Barber and a Traffic Team 9 crew are at the scene and said they've witnessed multiple wrecks in the area due to the messy conditions.

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    According to Duke Energy, nearly 1,000 people are without electricity after tree limbs fell on the power lines just before 6:15 a.m. 

    Duke Energy crews are working to reopen the road and restore power, which is expected to be complete by 6:30 p.m.

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