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Car hits utility pole, shuts down Payne Road

May 2, 2019

DANBURY — An accident involving a car and utility pole shut down Payne Road this morning.

The crash occurred near the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 48 Payne Road around 7 a.m.

The accident took down a pole and wires, according to the Bethel Emergency Management & Fire Marshal.

Payne Road is blocked off at the intersections of Route 6 and Buff Lane.

Eversource vehicles arrived on scene around 9:30 a.m. There were no reported outages in either Danbury or Bethel as of 9:50 a.m.

kendra.baker@hearst.com