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Roughly 2,600 Delaware Electric Co-op Customers Without Power in Angola Area

Roughly 2,600 Delaware Electric Cooperative customers are without power in the Angola area Thursday morning.

Roughly 2,600 Delaware Electric Co-op Customers Without Power in Angola Area

[UPDATE 8/14 10:35 a.m.] Power has been restored to nearly all affected customers.

[UPDATE 8/14 9:55 a.m.] Currently, 238 customers are without power.

[UPDATE 8/14 9:25 a.m.] Roughly 1,400 customers are still without power.

[ORIGINAL] Roughly 2,600 Delaware Electric Cooperative customers are without power in the Angola area Thursday morning.

Utility officials tell WGMD News the outage was caused by a car crashing into a utility pole.  Crews are working to redirect the power grid to restore power to customers and repair the broken pole.

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