Accident Knocks Out Power in Blackfoot


0  Updated at 11:30 am, August 1st, 2013 By: Managing Editor
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(BLACKFOOT, ID) – A truck accident knocked out power to more than 1,700 customers in Blackfoot Wednesday afternoon. Idaho Power officials say a dump truck hit a power pole on Mitchell Lane at around 2 p.m., cutting off electricity to residents in the southeast part of town for about three hours. The accident remains under investigation. The driver’s name has not been released.