Hockanum Road in Hadley reopened after lightning struck utility pole

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Part of Hockanum Road was closed after lightning struck a utility pole Tuesday afternoon. The road has since fully reopened for traffic.

Traffic was being allowed on the southbound section of Hockanum Road through South Hadley while northbound traffic on was diverted up Old Mountain Road/Mountain Road.

Hadley police had posted on the department’s Facebook page that Hockanum Rd. South of Mountain Road was closed while crews work to fix the utility pole.

22News viewer, Adam Polverini captured the lightning strike on video.

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