Duke Energy crews are still working a power outage in Taylorsville.
This morning around 12:30 a tree collapsed on a line at the intersection of Highway 16 N and Gravel Hill Court. Several utility poles were downed and service was interrupted to customers in the area. The latest estimate for service to be restored is around 9:30am according to a spokesperson for Duke Energy.
As a result of the outage, Sugarloaf Elementary School in Alexander County is operating on a 2 hour delay. No injuries were reported.
Highway 16 North remains closed from the intersection with Highway 90 to the intersection with Walker Foundry Loop.