Lightning strike knocks out transformer, closes Oakwood Village road

Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 9:30 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:07 AM EDT
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OAKWOOD VILLAGE, Ohio (WOIO) - Police closed Pettibone Road in both directions for a short time Thursday morning because the traffic lights were not working.

Oakwood Village police said a lightning strike early Thursday took out a transformer.

Crews made the repairs faster than expected and the road was re-opened around 10 a.m.

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