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Early Morning Accident Causes Power Outages in Raleigh

Posted August 19, 1999 7:00 a.m. EDT

— An early morning accident caused about 2,500CP&Lcustomers in Raleigh to lose power Friday.

Residents in the Triangle Drive area lost power around 4 a.m., after a truck slammed into a light pole. The accident jerked a power line loose, causing it to fall across the road.

No word on what caused the accident.

Power was restored within 30 minutes of the outages.