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Snapped tree closes Troutdale Road

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The tree blocked four lanes of traffic and left some residents without power.

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The snapped tree is about 60 to 100 feet long.A downed tree has closed Troutdale Road at Southwest 21st Avenue, according to reports from Multnomah County.

The tree tipped over around 11 a.m on Monday, Feb. 13, blocking four lanes of traffic and knocking out power to nearby residents.

Technicians from Portland General Electric think a second tree may snap soon. They're waiting for an arborist to assess the situation.

Until then, drivers should consider using an alternate route, like Southwest 257th Avenue.

"Right now it's under the Sheriff's authority," Transportation spokesman Mike Pullen said.

This story will be updated as further information is made available.