Hundreds without power after tree falls across Harper Road in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Harper Road is now closed at the intersection of Peter Drive after a tree fell, leaving hundreds without power.

Dispatchers received the call at around 4:44 p.m. and the Bradley-Prosperity Fire Department responded.

Traffic is being diverted around Circleview Drive while they have that part of the road shut down.

As of 5:30 p.m., according to Appalachian Power, around 1,200 are without power in Raleigh County. AEP has been dispatched to the scene.

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Anna Saunders
Anna Saunders is a weekend reporter for WOAY. With a diploma from Princeton Senior High School and a mother from Fayette County, she is no stranger to the area. She received a degree in Media Arts and Design from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and wanted to return home to start her career as a reporter.