Union County crash knocks out power to over 2K

There is no immediate word about any injuries associated with the collision.
Crews are working on replacing the power pole in the pre-dawn hours, but the road will be shut down for several hours.
Published: Jun. 8, 2022 at 5:14 AM EDT
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UNION COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – An overnight crash in Union County left thousands without power early Wednesday morning.

The crash happened around 2 a.m. on Marvin Road near Wingfoot Drive, which is close to the South Carolina state line. There is no immediate word about any injuries associated with the collision into a power pole.

According to Union Power, 2,400 customers are without power as of 5 a.m.

Crews were working on replacing the power pole in the pre-dawn hours. By 5:30 a.m., they were leaving the area and Union Power’s website indicated power had been restored.

A good alternate route would be New Town Road to Marvin School Road onto Joe Kerr Road, which gets back to Marvin Road.

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