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'Entire town' of Middlesex without power after crash snaps utility pole

Posted March 30, 2020 6:50 a.m. EDT

Nash County Sheriff's Office responded Friday to a report of an explosion at Pencco, Inc., in Middlesex.

— Nash County officials said an entire town is without power after a car crash.

According to Duke Energy, around 2,211 customers are without power after a car crashed and snapped a power pole on W. Finch Street around 5:15 a.m.

Injuries were not reported.

Crews were at the scene making repairs at 6:30 a.m. Duke Energy expects power will be restored by 8 a.m.

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