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More than 2,500 lose power after car crashes into utility pole

Posted: 1:09 PM, Jun 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-13 05:54:33Z

TUCSON, Ariz. - More than 2,500 Tucson Electric Power customers lost service Wednesday following a wreck.

According to Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan, a car crashed into a power pole in the area of 12th Avenue and Nebraska Street. Northbound 12th Avenue was closed between Nebraska and Wyoming Streets.

A man driving the car lost control of the car and suffered minor injuries.

According to the TEP outage map, service was expected to be restored by 3 p.m.