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US 158 near Stokesdale reopens after crash

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Update: The road has reopened as of 5:30 p.m., according to the NCDOT.

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GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — U.S. 158 near Stokesdale in Guilford County closed Monday in both directions due to a crash and downed powerlines.

The incident happened at about 9 a.m. near Ellison Road, when a vehicle and tractor-trailer collided. The vehicle made a U-turn in front of the tractor-trailer, causing the tractor-trailer to hit a power pole and bring down the lines, according to Christopher Knox with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

No one was injured.

The road is expected to be closed until about 4 p.m.

Drivers should follow the instruction of local law enforcement on scene for a detour.

No other details were available.