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OPPD: Lights Out When Car Hits Transformer

OPPD:  Lights Out When Car Hits Transformer

Crews from the Omaha Public Power District spent Thursday morning repairing damage from a car hitting a transformer and switch at 72nd and Cass Streets about 6am.


That caused a fire and outage affecting more than 12-hundred customers, according to OPPD's Jodi Baker.


Most of the power was restored by 7:15am, but traffic lights on 72nd Street at Cass and Capital remain down while crews work on a pair of transformers.


OPPD estimates the fix will take several hours.

 

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