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George Hurst Rd. remains closed, downed power lines

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EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

Effigham County Sheriff's deputies remain on the scene of Georgia Hurst Road where trees and power lines are down.

The road closed on Saturday around 11:30 a.m.

"The roadway is expected to be closed for at least another two hours as Planters electric makes their way into the area," Sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor said. 

The sheriff's office is urging everyone to please avoid the area. Power outages have been reported.

WTOC will continue to follow this story and update as soon as more information becomes available.

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