Power restored after tree snaps utility pole in Croton Hills

A downed tree knocked out power to hundreds of people in North Westchester this morning.The tree brought down power lines and snapped a utility pole

CROTON FALLS - A downed tree knocked out power to hundreds of people in North Westchester this morning.

The tree brought down power lines and snapped a utility pole in half around midnight.

Crews on the scene said that after the tree pulled down one pole, two more poles followed.

Four transformers were also knocked down and a total of seven poles were affected.

NYSEG reported that nearly all of the power has been restored to the 500 customers in Brewster, Croton Falls and North Salem who were affected.

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