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Midlothian Turnpike reopens after crash

Posted at 5:53 AM, Nov 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-16 12:21:39-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are investigating a possible hit and run that has closed Midlothian Turnpike, around East Belt Boulevard, in South Richmond.

The incident damaged a power pole and left power lines strewn across the road.

Police have not yet released information about a vehicle involved in the crash.

The road is closed while crews work to safely remove the power lines from the roadway.

Emergency crews were initially called to the scene at about 2:40 a.m.

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