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Crash knocks out power, re-routes Colonial Heights traffic

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Posted at 9:16 AM, Sep 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-17 09:16:50-04

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. — A crash on Boulevard knocked out power in Colonial Heights Monday morning.

More than 600 customers were without power at 9 a.m., according to Dominion Energy’s outage website.

“A power pole split in half and power lines [are] down across Boulevard,” Colonial Heights Police posted on Facebook. “Power outages [from] Lakeview Ave to Highland Ave. Southbound Boulevard [is] closed at Ellis [Lane].

Police urged drivers to follow the posted detour.

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