UPDATE: Westnedge has reopened following repair of downed power line

Westnedge Avenue was shut down at Parkwood on the hill Tuesday morning for a power line down. (WWMT/Jessica Wheeler)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A major Kalamazoo road is shut down Tuesday morning after a light pole fell.

Kalamazoo Public Safety tells Newschannel 3 Westnedge Avenue at Parkwood to Inkster, along the hill, is shut down in both directions.

Police say a light pole fell and took out a power line in the area. Consumers Energy is being called in to fix the line.

KDPS said drivers should expect the road to be closed for some time during the morning commute.

Stay with Newschannel 3 for updates.

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