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BREAKING: Tractor caught under power line in Morris

A tractor was caught under a downed power line Monday at Washington and Jackson Streets in Morris.
A tractor was caught under a downed power line Monday at Washington and Jackson Streets in Morris.

MORRIS — A downed power line trapped the driver of a piece of farm equipment Monday afternoon.

Morris Fire and Protection District chief Tracy Steffes said the piece of farm equipment snagged an overhead power line at Washington and Jackson Streets. The driver remained in the cab until crews from Morris Fire and Protection District and ComEd arrived on the scene and were able to cut the line and move the vehicle clear from the scene.

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