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More than 1,400 without power after car strikes pole on St. Joseph's south side

More than 1,400 customers on St. Joseph's south side are without power after a car rain into a power pole on Lake Avenue Saturday evening.

Posted: Apr 13, 2019 5:53 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) More than 1,400 customers on St. Joseph's south side are without power after a car rain into a power pole on Lake Avenue Saturday evening.

The collision happening around 5 p.m.

The St. Joseph Police Department is asking people to avoid the area between Arizona Ave. to Cherokee Ave. on Lake Ave. until further notice.

According to KCP&L, power is expected to be restored by 6:30 p.m.

For a check of the KCP&L outage map, click here.

Stay with KQ2 for more updates.

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