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Car accident knocks out power for 2,000 customers in N.C.

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Posted at 5:23 PM, Aug 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-25 19:04:36-04

Update: Dominion Power crews have restored power to customers in Perquimans Co., N.C.

Winfall, N.C. – A car accident in Perquimans County, N.C. has knocked out power to more than 2,000 customers.

According to a Dominion Power spokesperson, a power pole was damaged near the town of Winfall, causing the outage.

The accident happened around 4:20 p.m. Sunday.  2,240 customers are now without power.

Crews are at the scene making repairs.  Dominion estimates power will be restored by about 6:45 p.m.