Vehicle hits pole, leading to 635 without power

Vehicle hits pole, leading to 635 without power
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BROOKPORT, IL (KFVS) - A vehicle crash lead to hundreds of outages in Brookport, Ill. on Saturday, April 14.

According to Ameren Illinois, around 11:00 a.m. a vehicle hit a power pole, leading to several outages in the area.

Ameren crew were able to repair the damage and restore power around 6:00 p.m.

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