Downed tree on LIE cleared after causing traffic issues

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JERICHO -

A downed tree caused some headaches for drivers on the Long Island Expressway this afternoon.

The large tree fell onto the expressway in the Jericho area.

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The center and right eastbound lanes between exit 40E, which is Jericho Turnpike, and exit 41S, which is 106/107, were closed while crews cleared the tree.

Chopper 12 was over the scene.

No one was hurt. Traffic is now back to normal.

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