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Route 496 was partially closed at Wine Road in Manchester after a tractor-trailer struck low-hanging wires and pulled down two utility poles shortly before 1:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.

The road was reopened by 7 p.m., according to a Sheriff's Office spokesman.

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One pole struck the tractor-trailer and a second struck another vehicle, according to the spokesman. No injuries were reported.

A third pole is leaning, according to the spokesman, which led to deputies closing the road as a precaution.

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According to Rachael Lighty, spokeswoman for Baltimore Gas and Electric, a repair crew worked to restore power to the 50 customers affected. All power was restored to the area by evening, according to BGE's website.

One utility pole affected must be replaced, according to Lighty.

Reach staff writer Heather Cobun at 410-857-7898 or email heather.cobun@carrollcountytimes.com.

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