South Eighth and West Chestnut closed after accident

A utility line was downed around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday after a pickup struck a pole at West Chestnut Avenue and South Eighth Street in Arkansas City. No injuries were reported, but all traffic was diverted around the scene until the line could be removed by Westar Energy. An Ark City fire engine responded for assistance. The intersection was reopened at 5:30 p.m.

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