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Some residents still without power in Chesapeake

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Posted at 8:08 AM, Mar 01, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-01 10:42:31-05

According to Dominion Virginia Power, 283 customers are still without power after a traffic accident caused an outage near Mt. Pleasant Road and Corapeake. A driver struck a utility pole.

The accident happened around 5 a.m. Thursday morning. Those without power will have it restored around noon today, officials say.

Police are on site and will be directing traffic down Back Road as a detour. The road is expected to reopen at 1 p.m. today.