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PHOTO: Fallen tree blocks North Devon Link Road

15:48 14 February 2014

Jim Duncombe sent in this photo of the tree blocking the Link Road.

Jim Duncombe sent in this photo of the tree blocking the Link Road.

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The large tree is said to be ‘passable with care’ at Aller Cross.

Update 5.25pm: The incident has now been cleared.

THE high winds have caused a large fir tree to fall in the North Devon Link Road at Aller Cross this afternoon (Friday).

Hugh Griffin, of Devon County Council’s highways operations control centre, tweeted at 3.40pm: “A361 Aller Cross, Barnstaple direction fallen tree passable with care #devonroads.”

Police confirmed officers and Highways were on route to the scene two-and-a-half miles west of South Molton.

Motorists are being urged to take care on the roads with weather warnings still in place until tomorrow.

Are you passing? Send your photos to sarah.howells@archant.co.uk.

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