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Water main break forces closure of Sumter road

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SUMTER, SC (WIS) -

Sumter utility employees are off to a busy start Wednesday morning following a water main break that closed a street and an intersection. 

According to the Sumter Police Department, residents are being asked to avoid the intersection of Washington Street and Hampton Avenue due to the break.

RELATED: See photos from the water main break.

The break, officials said, happened on Hampton Avenue.

Authorities are asking you to avoid the area if possible until the pipe is fixed.

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