Breaking News
More () »

St. Louis Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports | KSDK.com

South Tryon Street closed by downed power lines near uptown

It's unclear when the road will reopen, police said.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A section of South Tryon Street in South End is closed due to downed power lines, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said. 

According to CMPD, officers were called to the intersection of South Boulevard and East Carson Boulevard near the Midnight Diner restaurant around 5 a.m. Tuesday. South Tryon is currently closed between Bland Street and Carson Boulevard while crews work to clear the scene. Duke Energy has not reported any power outages in the area. 

Click here to sign up for the daily Wake Up Charlotte newsletter

Duke Energy has been called to the scene for repairs but it's unclear when the road will reopen. CMPD said the downed lines were not the result of a crash.

This is a developing story. For the latest breaking news and traffic alerts, download the new WCNC mobile app today