Dare County power outage caused by car striking pole

(Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative)

DARE COUNTY, Va. – A power outage in south Buxton this morning was caused by a vehicle striking a pole, according to the Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative.

The crash happened on Buxton Back Road. As of 6:45 a.m., power was restored to the area.

According to the CHEC’s outage map, this was the only outage the region experienced at the time.

No injuries have been reported in the vehicle strike. Crews are now working to set a new pole.

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