Update 4:18 p.m.: Frontier Communications is currently on the scene. The crew plans to clear the wires from the roadway and will return tonight for repairs. The road will be open in about an hour.
A large crane truck pulled down a fiber optic communications wire which shredded and snapped, according to Chief Richard Doyle. It is unclear how long the road closure will be.
Easton Police and Easton Fire Department are on the scene. Easton Public Works blocked the roads with barriers. The truck left the scene and the police department is pursuing leads in identifying truck and driver.
The school bus company has been notified. Parents should expect a delay at the bus stops in the area. Frontier Communications has also been notified.
This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.