Downed power line closes part of Providence Rd., causes power outages

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NORFOLK, Va. – A downed power line has caused power outages and closed Providence Road between Indian River Road and Woodstock Road.

According to Dominion Power, the line is believed to have been struck by lightning.

The outage is affecting nearly 600 customers and they are working on getting information on an estimated time of power restoration to users.

Dominion does have a crew on site working to put the line pack up.

Motorists can enter onto Reon Drive but not onto Providence Road.

The road is estimated to be closed until 10 p.m.

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