Duke replaces power pole in Franklin Twp. that box truck hit, knocked down

Published: Thursday, May 02, 2019 @ 4:12 PM
Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2019 @ 5:13 PM

A power pole in Franklin Twp. will have to be replaced after a car crashed into it Thursday afternoon.

Traffic on Union Road in Franklin Twp. was reduced to one lane until about 8 p.m. Thursday while Duke energy crews replaced a power pole a box truck hit and knocked down early in the afternoon.

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The crash occurred south of Manchester Road at about 2:30 p.m., per initial reports.

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No injuries were reported.

Duke Energy reported that 88 customers were without power at 4 p.m. as a result of the crash. Power has since been restored to those residents.