Fallen tree blocks traffic, takes down power lines in southwest Portland

A downed tree blocked SW Vista Ave. in Portland on Oct. 21, 2017. (SBG photo)

PORTLAND, Ore. – A large tree fell on Southwest Vista Avenue late Saturday morning, blocking the street to drivers.

Portland Bureau of Transportation said the fallen tree closed Southwest Vista Avenue between Southwest Clifton Street and Southwest Carter Lane.

The tree also took down power lines in the area and broke a power pole, Portland General Electric said.

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