Tree causes crash, power outage in Waterville

WATERVILLE — Much of the area reportedly was without power Wednesday night after a tree blew down, taking with it some power lines, in the 8000 block of Route 44, according to emergency responders.

A vehicle soon struck the downed tree, sending volunteer firefighters to the scene about 6:30 p.m.

First Energy, which services that area, was notified and was sending a crew to the scene to make repairs Tuesday evening.

State police also were on the scene, investigating the crash. It was believed no one was seriously injured in the accident.