Shady Avenue in Squirrel Hill reopened after tree removal |

Shady Avenue in Squirrel Hill reopened after tree removal

Brian C. Rittmeyer
Two people look over a large tree that fell across Shady Avenue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood early on Friday, May 3, 2019.

A road in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood that was closed Friday morning because of a fallen tree has reopened

The large tree came down around 1 a.m. on Shady Avenue between Northumberland Street and Aylesboro Avenue, the Tribune-Review’s news partner, WPXI-TV, reported.

The tree was completely blocking the road, and wires were hanging down.

City officials said the road was reopened early Friday afternoon after crews worked to remove the tree and restore electricity.

The uprooted tree may have damaged at least two cars, the station reported.

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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