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Crash leads to power outages near VSU

Published: Oct. 20, 2016 at 9:52 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 13, 2017 at 8:20 PM EDT
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CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A driver hit a power pole on River Road near Winfree Avenue around midnight leaving hundreds of Dominion customers without power.

As of 5:45 a.m., about 900 costumers were without power. The incident, just west of Virginia State University, initially knocked out power to about 1,500 people.

Police say the driver should be OK. Charges are likely.

Dominion's website says power is expected to be restored by 7 a.m.

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