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(S.D.)-Vehicle Accident Causes Pine Ridge Power Outage

By: Chris Fankhauser Posted at: 08/30/2013 03:54 PM

(Pine Ridge)-A traffic accident earlier in the week caused a power outage on the Pine Ridge Reservation. According to Mark Becker with Nebraska Public Power District, at approximately 12:30 on Wednesday morning, a vehicle had an accident and hit a power pole, which caused the outage.
 
Becker said initially there were approximately 880 customers without power, but power was restored to 860 customers at 2:36 am, and the remainder had power restored by 6:30 am.
 
No other information was available regarding the accident or the exact location of the incident.
 
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