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Large tree branch falls onto Carmel Mountain Road in Rancho Penasquitos

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Posted at 4:45 AM, Aug 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-18 08:11:12-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A stretch of Carmel Mountain Road in the Rancho Penasquitos area was blocked off early Friday morning after a large tree branch fell onto the roadway.

Authorities said they received reports of a tree branch blocking lanes on northbound Carmel Mountain Ranch near Gerana Street at around 2 a.m.

No injuries or crashes were reported, but authorities closed a portion of the road so crews can cut the large branch and remove it from the street.

The road was completely cleared shortly before 5 a.m.