Upper Palmer Road in Monson closed due to downed wires - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Upper Palmer Road in Monson closed due to downed wires

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MONSON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

A portion of Upper Palmer Road is closed due to a downed tree and electrical wires that fell on the road while severe weather rolled through town Tuesday afternoon.

Monson police confirmed that the tree and wires fell on the road near the intersection of Stebbins Road and Upper Palmer Road at about 5:15 p.m., forcing police to close the roadway while National Grid crews responded to make repairs. 

As of 6 p.m., 521 National Grid customers were without power in Monson, while 1,198 customers were without power in Wilbraham.

Western Mass News has a crew on the way to Monson and will bring you updates as more information is made available.

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