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Dump truck strikes power pole near Blackfoot

Published On: Jul 31 2013 05:59:23 PM CDT
Power Outage 7-31
BLACKFOOT, Idaho -

Idaho Power Company crews were working to repair a downed power line near Blackfoot Wednesday afternoon.

A dump truck struck the pole at approximately 1:52 p.m. Wednesday.  

Initially, the outage affected 1,700 Idaho Power customers in an area near Mitchell Road, north of Blackfoot.

Power to almost all affected customers has been restored by 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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