Fallen Trees Close Roads in Wilton, New Haven, Cornwall

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014  |  Updated 10:54 PM EDT
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Strong winds brought down this tree on Ridgefield Road in Wilton as thunderstorms moved through the area Wednesday night.

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Strong thunderstorms moved through western Connecticut earlier this evening, and gusty winds brought down trees in Wilton, New Haven and Cornwall.

Ridgefield Road/Route 33 is closed near Scarlet Oak Drive in Wilton while crews work to remove a fallen tree from the roadway, according to police. No one was injured when the tree came down and no power lines were affected.

Route 4 is closed near Todd Hill Road in Cornwall after a tree fell on wires, state police said. Connecticut Light & Power crews are at the scene and expect the road to remain closed for several hours.

A downed tree is also blocking part of West Prospect Street near the intersection with Fairfield Street in New Haven.

There have also been reports of fallen trees and wires in Warren and Newtown.

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