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Hawaii island crash downs power pole, closes Highway 19

Hawaii County police responded to a traffic accident in which a utility pole and electrical wires were on the road.

The vehicle crash near Highway 19 and Puu Nani Drive closed Highway 19, except for one lane of traffic.

The lanes were reopened about five hours later.

Police advise motorists to allow additional travel time when and to expect delays when driving through the area as utility workers are repairing the utility lines.

The advisory was made at 5:44 p.m.

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