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Montville's Fort Shantok Road closed

By Judy Benson

Published April 16. 2014 8:37AM   Updated April 16. 2014 8:58AM

Montville – Fort Shantok Road is expected to remain closed for the next several hours, after a pole fell across the road when it was struck by a car at about 3:35 a.m.

Emergency officials said the crash occurred as roads became icy with sleet that fell overnight. No one was injured. The road is closed between Fort Shantok Extension near the Route 2A exit and Driscoll Drive.

A second accident occurred near 875 Old Colchester Road at about 4 a.m., resulting in minor injuries, officials said. The car struck a utility pole, but the road did not have to be closed.

According to Connecticut Light & Power, two customers were without power in Montville this morning.

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