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Truck snags power lines in Shell Beach causing outage

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Posted at 8:07 AM, Feb 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-17 20:41:26-05

UPDATE (4:14 p.m.) - PG&E is now estimating that power will not be restored until 11:30 p.m.

UPDATE (10:27 a.m.) - PG&E estimates power for the 358 customers still impacted will be restored by 5 p.m.

(8:07 a.m.) - Power is out for many in the Shell Beach area Thursday morning.

A food delivery truck exiting off Highway 101 snagged a power line, bringing one pole down and bending two others.

It happened around 7:40 a.m. on Shell Beach Road near Spyglass Drive.

The southbound Spyglass Drive offramp is closed along with a portion of Shell Beach Road.

PG&E has crews on scene along with police and fire.

CHP estimates the offramp will be closed for several hours.

No word on when power to the impacted PG&E customers will be restored.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.

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The area impacted by a power outage in the Shell Beach area Feb. 17.