All lanes of a major North Texas highway have reopened, hours after electrical lines landed on a car on the road, police say.[[385609871,R]]
Live power lines struck the vehicle on State Highway 121 at Bass Pro Drive and Interstate 635 at about 4 p.m. Tuesday.
There was a small fire on the utility pole connected to the power lines, which appeared to spark a grass fire next to the highway. The fires have since been extinguished.
The north and southbound lanes of Highway 121 reopened at about 9 p.m. after Oncor completed repairs on the utility lines.
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Officials are investigating the initial cause for the live power lines to strike the vehicle. They say there was no evidence that it was caused by a car crash.