(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.
Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com
Jason Borba, KPVI
Robert Boyd, KSTU