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Car Smacks into Electrical Equipment, Knocks Out Power to Hundreds

Car Smacks into Electrical Equipment, Knocks Out Power to Hundreds

By Meghan Matthews. CREATED Aug 2, 2014

Omaha, NE - Hundreds of people in Omaha spent hours in the dark after a car crashed into electrical equipment and knocked out the power.

The wreck happened around 8:30 Saturday morning near Saddle Creek and Emile. The outage initially affected about 1,400 OPPD customers.

The areas affected were, Farnam to Leavenworth at 42nd to 48 Street. Then Cass to Leavenworth from 35th Avenue to Saddle Creek.

Folks had the lights back on around 11:30 a.m.