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Traffic alert: Richmond Avenue in Staunton closed

Rebecca Barnabi
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Staunton Police Department closed Richmond Avenue from Statler Boulevard to Frontier Drive earlier this afternoon.

A car crash caused a power pole and power lines to come down onto the roadway.

The police department requests that drivers avoid the area.

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca J. Barnabi is the national editor of Augusta Free Press. A graduate of the University of Mary Washington, she began her journalism career at The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star. In 2013, she was awarded first place for feature writing in the Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia Awards Program, and was honored by the Virginia School Boards Association’s 2019 Media Honor Roll Program for her coverage of Waynesboro Schools. Her background in newspapers includes writing about features, local government, education and the arts.