Storms knock down power lines on Ocala road

Southwest 60th Avenue closed in Marion County

Lines painted on the center of a road. (Pexels)

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – Storms knocked down power lines in Marion County, forcing the closure of a road in Ocala on Friday, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said inclement weather caused 6-8 power poles to fall on Southwest 60th Avenue.

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The sheriff’s office said the road was closed between Southwest 38th Street and Southwest 42nd Street.

SECO Energy arrived to repair the downed power lines and clear the road.

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