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Overnight Accident Causes Road Closure

Water is shut off in the area around McNiel and Call Field Road due to a crash in Wichita Falls early Friday morning.

Emergency personnel were called to the 4300 block of McNiel Road where a vehicle struck a fire hydrant and was laying on its side.

The driver was not injured but water was gushing down the street from the damaged hydrant.

Crews made repairs but the street remains closed due to the freezing temperatures and possible formation of ice.

We'll keep you updated on any developments to this story.
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