UPDATE: Scott Ridge Road reopen, outages reported in surrounding areas

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UPDATE June 13, 2020 7:02 p.m.:

Raleigh County Dispatchers told 59News Scott Ridge Road is reopen. However, complications with fixing the downed pole and restoring power are causing outages in the surrounding area.

Dispatchers assured that crews are working to fix the issue. Power is expected to be fully restored before midnight this evening.

BEAVER, WV (WVNS)– Scott Ridge Road in Beaver is currently closed due to a car accident.

Dispatchers told 59News the car ran into a telephone pole around 2:22 p.m.. The pole then broke and caught on fire.

One person was taken to the nearest hospital and the extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.

Beaver Volunteer Fire Department, Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office, American Electric Power (AEP), and Jan Care Ambulance responded.

Traffic is currently backed up as first responders are still on scene. Stay with 59 News for more details.

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