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      Downed traffic lights cause morning commute headaches

      Traffic lights dangle across US 17 in front of Lowe's in Surfside Beach.

      According to Highway Patrol, the accident was called in around 7:40 a.m.

      Lance Corporal Sonny Collins said an 18-wheeler truck turned too sharp into the Lowe's parking lot and hit the light pole.

      Collins said one northbound lane is closed on US 17 and will be for a few hours.

      The Highway Patrol website says there are no injuries .

      We'll continue to update you on this story on Carolinalive.com as more information becomes available.