'Tree on power lines' closes Route 44 in Ashford - WFSB 3 Connecticut

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'Tree on power lines' closes Route 44 in Ashford

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ASHFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Route 44 in Ashford was closed on Friday morning, according to state police. 

State police said Route 44 was shut down between Route 74 and Route 89. The closure was "due to a tree on power lines." The road was expected to be closed for about six hours, according to Department of Transportation. 

There were no reported injuries. 

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area. To stay ahead of traffic delays, click here.  

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