Downed Tree Shuts Down Route 44 in West Hartford

A large tree has fallen and is blocking all lanes on Albany Ave in the area of Ferncliff Drive in West Hartford.

 West Hartford police the tree, which fell naturally, took down some power lines and has caused more than 130 outages in West Hartford and Avon.

 Eversource is on scene making repairs and crews say it could take 3 to 4 hours to restore power.

 It's not clear how long the road will be closed.

 Please check back for updates.

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