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Sunday, July 27, 2014, 8:33 a.m.
 

Pittsburgh Public Works crews worked Sunday morning to clear a toppled tree that closed Banksville Road.

Authorities closed the road around 5:40 a.m., emergency dispatch said. City police closed the roadway from Crane Avenue in Beechview to the Parkway West.

Reports from the scene around 8:30 a.m. were that the debris was nearly cleared and traffic would resume

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