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PHOTOS: Downed Pole In Hackensack Spells Trouble For Southbound Route 17

The transformer blew, police said. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Hackensack FD
No injuries were reported. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Hackensack FD
Repairs were expected to take several hours. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Hackensack FD

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- A utility pole that toppled into the Crow's Nest parking lot in Hackensack early Friday slowed southbound Route 17 traffic.

A transformer blew, knocking down the pole and taking down another with it, police told Daily Voice.

No injuries were reported.

Lane closures for repairs were expected to last several hours.

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