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Wisconsin Avenue blocked by fallen tree

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Photo by David Day

A large tree has fallen on Wisconsin Avenue between its intersection with John Allen Street and the bridge over Interstate 20.

The tree brought down a utility line. It is unclear at this time if it is a power line or a telephone line.

Motorists will need to take an alternate route as crews work to clear the tree and restore utilities.

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Crash on U.S. Highway 61 South

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Multiple first responders are on scene and en route to a two vehicle motor vehicle crash on Highway 61 South near Glass Road in the South bound lane.

The entire roadway is blocked as of 7:20 p.m. Sunday.

There are injuries in this crash. Please avoid the area.

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Accident on Highway 3 affecting traffic in the area

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The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash on state Highway 3 just north of the main entrance to International Paper that occurred around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

There was a single occupant in the vehicle that is believed to have overturned multiple times, and injuries have been reported. It’s not clear how serious the injuries are.

Northeast Fire Chief Shane Garrard along with Fire Coordinator Jerry Briggs and Culkin Engine 202 are also on scene along with a Vicksburg Fire Medic unit.

Traffic is expected to be impacted in this area until around 4:30 p.m.

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Traffic lights out at Pemberton Boulevard and Halls Ferry Road

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(photo by Thomas Parker)

Electrical work at Pemberton Boulevard and Halls Ferry Road will affect traffic for several hours Saturday.

Workers with Entergy are doing maintenance work that requires them to cut the power to traffic lights at the intersection. Vicksburg police are on hand and directing traffic.

The work will continue until at least 1 p.m. Saturday.

Please use caution in the area.

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