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UPDATE: Snapped utility pole moved out of main lanes

GLADEWATER, TX (KLTV) -

A portion of Highway 80 in Gladewater was temporarily blocked during the Wednesday morning commute.

According Gladewater Police, A telephone pole on the corner of Highway 80 and Highway 271 was snapped in half by an 18-wheeler traveling through town.

Emergency personnel temporarily blocked the westbound lanes of Highway 80 while crews worked to remove the pole from the roadway.

Gladewater Police tell us that the driver did not flee the scene, he pulled over just up the roadway where there was enough space for the big rig to get out of the main lanes of traffic.

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