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Friday, August 17, 2012 - Page updated at 04:30 a.m.

Fallen tree blocks highway at Lake Forest Park


The Associated Press

A large tree fell across Highway 522 about 3 a.m. Thursday at Lake Forest Park, blocking a major commuter route around Lake Washington north of Seattle.

The Washington State Patrol says the tree blocked all lanes. Traffic detoured on Ballinger Way.

At the same time there was a power outage in the same area.

Seattle City Light said a transformer fire knocked out power for more than 4,500 customers in Lake Forest Park and Shoreline.

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