State Route 73 in Highland County was closed Thursday night near T.R. 277A (Diven Road), just west of Hillsboro, due to an accident.

A utility pole was struck, and power lines were down.



Law enforcement and emergency personnel were on the scene, and ODOT crews provided traffic control. The route was closed until around midnight Friday.

Local traffic was detoured via Carl Smith Drive/Hobart Road and U.S. 62; all other traffic was detoured via Mad River Road.