Semi accident leads to major power outage in Owensboro

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – A semi truck accident led to a major power outage Thursday morning in Owensboro.

The accident happened around 11:30 a.m. near the intersection of 27th and Allen streets when a truck hit some power lines and tore them down, leading to a power pole breaking.

OMU reported more than 1,000 customers were without power for about an hour.

Owensboro Police say the driver of the truck was not hurt.

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(This story was originally published on July 9, 2020)

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