Portion of Hooper Avenue in Toms River closed due to power outage, police say

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    A portion of Hooper Avenue in Toms River is closed this morning due to a power outage, police say. 

    The roadway is closed between Church Road and Fischer Boulevard, according to an alert from the Toms River Police Department. 

    It’s due to a power outage in the Silverton section of the township.

    JCP&L crews are investigating the outage, which is impacting between 101 and 500 utility customers. 

    Police say that the closure will last until the afternoon and to expect heavy delays. 

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