Portion of Highway 119 closed near Taft because of downed power lines

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Downed power lines on Highway 119 near Taft entangled a semi truck and forced a closure as crews repair damage Wednesday afternoon.

Kern County Fire says Highway 119 will remain closed between Airport Road and Valley Acres as PG&E crews work to remove the downed lines.

It’s not clear how long the road will be closed.

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