Crash closes Franklin Street as power lines fall
A car hit a power pole near Boundary Street, knocking out power to a small number of customers Monday night and bringing lines down into the street.Posted — Updated
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A car hit a power pole on Franklin Street, knocking out power to a small number of customers early Monday night and closing the town's main east-west thoroughfare for a time.
The single-vehicle wreck happened near the intersection with Boundary Street around 7:30 p.m. No one was injured.
Duke Power officials said they had crews on the scene, making repairs. About 14 customers lost power.
The crash brought power lines and a transformer down into the road, officials said.
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