Downed line closes Old Buffaloe Road in Raleigh for morning commute

Police closed Old Buffaloe Road near Capital Boulevard on Thursday morning after a predawn accident brought down a utility police that carried a high-tech telephone line.

The downed line presented no eletrical danger, but police said AT&T advised them that it was a fiber optic line that would be damaged if vehicles drove over it.

The road was expected to be closed for most of the morning.