Accident cuts power in LSM, Assumption

A vehicle accident in which a truck struck one of Entergy Louisiana’s poles early this morning left nearly 2,500 customers from the Belle River/Stephensville area to Pierre Part without power.

Charlotte Cavell, spokeswoman with Entergy Louisiana said the truck broke the pole at about 5:15 a.m. today on La. 70 in Pierre Part near Templet Street, leaving about 2,430 customers without power.

She said crews were onsite as of mid-morning working to replace the pole, and power was expected to be restored during the early or mid-afternoon hours today.

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