Fallen powerlines temporarily close SR-46 in Sorrento, deputies say

SR-46 at Westward Ho Avenue shut down

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

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – UPDATE: The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced at 8:34 p.m. Friday evening that the road was reopened.

Fallen powerlines temporarily closed a Lake County road Friday night, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies said State Road 46 at Westward Ho Avenue was closed due to “downed powerlines.”

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Emergency personnel are currently on scene, deputies said in a tweet.

Deputies urge drivers to use caution in the area.

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