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Power out for 4,000 Santa Maria customers after car crashes into power pole

Posted at 7:46 PM, Apr 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-07 00:26:43-04

4,033 customers are without power in Santa Maria after a car crashed into a power pole on South Thornburg street Saturday night.

The outage started just before 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Police say the driver of the vehicle was taken into custody after trying to flee the scene.

PG&E has crews on scene making repairs. There is currently no estimated restoration time.