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Truck causes outage in Morrison County

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Apr 24, 2014 at 11:02 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (KNSI) A power outage in Morrison County this morning was caused by a truck driver who struck a power line with an auger.

It happened just after 4:30 am near the intersection of 183rd Street and 205th Avenue.

A Golden Plump grain truck driver struck a power line with an auger. There was significant damage to several poles and lines and power was knocked out to about 55 people.

Crow Wing Power estimates it will take 6 to 8 hours for power to be fully restored.

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