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PCH Closed After Tree Falls on Bus in Pacific Palisades

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A section of the Pacific Coast Highway was closed this morning after part of a tree fell on a bus around 8 a.m. in the area of Chautaqua Boulevard.

The tree fell onto some power lines and a Metro Route 534 bus, knocking out electrical service to about 1,200 customers, according to Kim Hughes of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. No injuries were reported. Eastbound PCH remained jammed between Las Tunas beach and Temescal Canyon Road into the early afternoon while crews worked to clear the scene. Screenshot via Fox11.