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November 13, 2012

Essex Police/Fire: Truck takes down Verizon line

Essex Police/Fire

ESSEX — Police said officers received a report of a tractor-trailer truck hitting and knocking down a low hanging cable wire on John Wise Avenue Monday at 10:59 a.m.

Police notified Verizon of the downed wire, and utility repaired the damage.

A Lufkin Point Lane woman was transported to an area hospital Monday about 9:14 a.m., according to police.

— Marjorie Nesin

Marjorie Nesin can be reached at 978-283-7000, x3451, or at

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