Traffic is being directed around a downed utility cable on the Black Horse Pike, eastbound, just outside the Shore Mall in Egg Harbor Township.

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Egg Harbor Township rescue personnel moved the cable out of the road at 7:45 a.m., but a portion was still blocking safe passage for larger trucks and vehicles.

EHT police are at the pike waiting for the utility company to arrive. Traffic is affected both east- and westbound, police said, until the wire is repaired. An estimated time of completion is unknown.

Police at the site did not know how the wire fell.

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