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Power restored after morning wreck

Posted August 13, 2008 8:55 a.m. EDT

— The scene of a Wednesday morning wreck is clear and power restored after a tense morning rush in downtown Raleigh.

According to police, a tractor-trailer hit a utility pole near the intersection of Hoke and Blount streets just after 6 a.m., briefly knocking out power to the area.

Police directed traffic through intersections where traffic signals were out.

By 8:30 a.m., the scene was clear and power had been restored.