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Morning accident slows down traffic, knocked out power in LaGrange

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A morning accident in downtown LaGrange shut down a major road and knocked out power for over 300 customers Wednesday.

Dispatchers say US-20 near Sherman St. is still closed and will remain closed for an extended period of time after a car struck a nearby utility pole at around 6:30am. The accident downed power lines near the intersection, briefly disabling a stoplight and shutting down power service for 308 customers according to NIPSCO representatives.

NIPSCO crews on the scene repaired their wires and said that service was returned shortly after 9:00am, but police say Century Link crews will remain on scene making repairs for quite some time, and US-20 will remain closed.

Police said only one vehicle was involved in the accident, and no injuries are being reported.


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