DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A Dayton street reopened Monday morning after a fallen tree forced authorities to shut it down for several hours.
Authorities say the tree came down in the 2400 block of Wayne Avenue, near Epworth Avenue, around 2:30 a.m. Monday.
Police at the scene say it appears dry rot caused the tree to fall.
A passing car ran into the tree, but didn’t suffer any damage.
The tree also brought down a light pole and power lines.
DP&L was called to the scene.
Police shut down Wayne Avenue between Wilmington and Epworth Avenues due to the crash. The road reopened just after 6 a.m. Monday.
Authorities say a street sweeper would be used to clear remaining debris from the road. DP&L also planned to be at the scene to repair lines and a pole damaged by the falling tree.
No one was hurt when the tree fell.
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