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Downed powerline closes an eastern Oklahoma highway

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The severe weather forced the closure of an eastern Oklahoma turnpike late Sunday night.

The Cherokee Turnpike which heads east to Arkansas was shutdown when a power line snapped. The line crossed all lanes of traffic on the highway.

Cars on the turnpike took a beating in the storms as well as hail pounded motorists. One driver we talked to said he had to dodge baseball sized hail.
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