Truck takes out power lines, causes outage

Truck takes out power lines, causes outage
A tractor trailer took down power lines in the town of Champion, causing a power outage on the whole block. (Source: WWNY)

TOWN OF CHAMPION, N.Y. (WWNY) - A tractor trailer took down power lines in the town of Champion, causing a power outage on the whole block.

It happened Wednesday afternoon as the truck was pulling into the Meadowbrook Terrace Assisted Living Facility on Cole Road. The tractor trailer pulled the lines down, which caused the whole street to lose power.

Officials on the scene said they are hoping to have the power back by Wednesday night.

They will also be raising the height of the power lines to prevent this from happening again.

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