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Woodlawn Road back open after crash knocks down power poles

Woodlawn Road remained closed for hours near Old Pineville Road after a crash Thursday night took down power lines.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A portion of Woodlawn Road in south Charlotte is back open after a crash knocked down multiple power poles late Thursday night. 

The crash happened near the intersection with Old Pineville Road around 10 p.m. Thursday. Police said no one was hurt during the crash. The road was closed between Nations Crossing and Old Pineville Road. 

Woodlawn Road reopened a little after 8 a.m. Duke Energy crews remained on the scene working to replace the damaged poles and lines. Just one power outage was reported due to the crash, according to Duke. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police has not said what caused the crash or announced any charges. 

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