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Gallows Road reopens after crash in Fairfax County

WASHINGTON — Gallows Road has reopened between Idylwood Road and Cottage Street in Fairfax County.

All lanes were blocked after a car crashed into a pole early Wednesday morning bringing down live wires.

A spokesman for Fairfax Fire and Rescue said the crash happened just before 1 a.m. Some wires did fall on a house, but a person inside the home managed to get out safely.

No one was injured.

Gallows Road was closed for several hours as crews worked to remove the wires.

This story was updated at 6:30 a.m.


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