Downed tree leaves hundreds of Yorktown homes in the dark

? The power is restored to about 700 Yorktown homes after a massive tree fell Sunday, taking utility poles down in the process. Con Edison crews say the recent rainfall caused a tree on Stoney Street

News 12 Staff

May 22, 2006, 12:44 PM

Updated 6,598 days ago

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? The power is restored to about 700 Yorktown homes after a massive tree fell Sunday, taking utility poles down in the process.
Con Edison crews say the recent rainfall caused a tree on Stoney Street to be uprooted. Four utility poles were knocked down and live power lines trapped a passing car. The passengers escaped once crews turned off the electricity. Traffic was also backed up for several hours.
The utility company expects to have electricity restored to a few remaining homes by Monday morning.


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