CenterPoint Energy says outage caused by contractor making contact with power line

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EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) – CenterPoint officials say that a power outage that affected over 3,000 customers in Evansville on Thursday was caused by a contractor making contact with a live power line.

The contractor was taken to a hospital. Their condition is not known.

Officials say that power has now been restored to all customers.

This is a developing story.

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