Venango County, Pa. (WJET/WFXP/ — Downed utility lines have closed a section of Liberty Street in the City of Franklin.

PennDOT reports downed utility lines and an unsecured load from a tractor-trailer have led to the closure of Liberty Street (Route 62/322/8) in the City of Franklin, Venango County.

The roadway is closed from 13th Street to the intersection with Allegheny Boulevard (Route 8/62).

A detour will be posted using Route 417 and Front Street, according to PennDOT.

The roadway will remain closed until the scene is cleared.

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