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Closed section of Grandview Avenue is reopened after utility pole knocked down

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Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, 7:48 a.m.

A tractor-trailer knocked down a utilty pole on Mount Washington and shut down a street early Friday morning.

Pittsburgh police said the driver of the tractor trailer hit a Verizon utility poile while trying to make a left-hand turn at Grandview Avenue and Bigham Street about 2 a.m.

Verizon workers replaced the pole about 11:30 a.m. and the street was reopened by mid-afternoon, police said.

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