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Highway 1 near Valentine reopened

(Lafourche Parish) (Lafourche Parish)

 (Mathews, La.) -- La. Hwy. 1 south of Valentine in Lafourche Parish is now reopened to traffic, Louisiana State Police Troop C, announced this morning.

The highway was closed Thursday afternoon when high winds associated with severe thunderstorms moved through Lafourche Parish between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Several power lines were blown onto the roadway, which forced law enforcement to close the highway for approximately ten hours. About 50 Entergy customers lost power as a result of the damage.

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