Power restored to more than 1,700 people in High Point after tree falls on power line

(JJ Murphy/WGHP)

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Power has been restored to more than 1,700 people in High Point after a tree fell and hit a power line.

The tree fell in the 2300 block of Gordon Road on Saturday, according to High Point police communications.

Traffic signals were also out on Eastchester Drive to the Interstate 74 Bypass.

More than 100 people had called reporting the outage.