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Lamb Road in Woodstock reopened

Published: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 4:13 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 4:57 p.m. CST

WOODSTOCK – Lamb Road in Woodstock reopened after crews replaced an electrical pole damaged from an elderly woman veering off the road Tuesday afternoon.

The single-vehicle accident happened shortly after noon when witnesses saw an 82-year-old Alden woman veer off Lamb Road, near the railroad tracks, and strike a pole, said Woodstock Police Deputy Chief John Lieb. A power supply box connected to the railroad was also damaged.

The woman was taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock for precautionary reasons and later released, he said.

The accident closed Lamb Road for nearly four hours.

– Stephen Di Benedetto

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