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**Updated 8:15 a.m.

All customers affected by a power outage caused by a truck vs pole accident in West Racine had their power restored Friday evening.

More than 1,500 customers were without power after a truck struck a pole at Osbourne and Kinzie around 3:40 p.m. Friday.

After about an hour, more than 600 customers had their lights back on, but the remaining 900 or so had a few more hours to go before their power was restored.

Cathy Schulze confirmed that crews were dispatched to the area of Osbourne and Kinzie to repair damage done after a truck struck a pole there around 3:40 p.m. Friday. By 5 p.m., more than 600 customers had power again, and Schulze was hoping to having another several hundred back online soon.

“There was quite a bit of damage so, unfortunately, I can’t give an estimate for when everyone will have power again,” she said.

According to scanner reports listed by Racine County Scanner, Racine police and fire were dispatched around 3:40 p.m. Friday to Osbourne and West Blvd. for a report of a truck vs. pole accident.

The incident caused an outage that left 1,545 customers without power.

The affected area is roughly bordered by Dumbrowski Blvd, 16th Street, Lathrop Avenue and Bluff Avenue. Schulze said she would reach out to Racine County Eye with an estimated time for re-establishing service.

We will update this story as details become available.


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