More than 1,700 lose power after truck hits utility pole

8 years 2 weeks 1 day ago Monday, September 14 2015 Sep 14, 2015 September 14, 2015 2:04 PM September 14, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Utility officials reported more than 1,700 people lost power in East Baton Rouge after a truck hit a utility pole Monday afternoon.

The wreck happened in the 11000 block of South Choctaw, which is in the northeast portion of the parish.

The outage appeared to affect a portion of the city-parish bordered by South Choctaw, North Sherwood Forest and Florida Boulevard.

Entergy estimated on their website that the power would be back on before 5 p.m.


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