SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (CBS SF) — State Highway 9 just south of state Highway 35 in Santa Cruz County is closed Monday morning after a three to four foot diameter tree fell across the road, California Highway Patrol officials said.

The downed tree was first reported at 3:40 a.m., said CHP officer Ron Simmons.

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Power lines are also down in area, according to CHP officials, and the agency estimates the highway could be closed until 5:30 p.m. tomorrow.

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