Power outage in North Fargo after car crashes into power line

Power outage in North Fargo after car crashes into power line

Power restored after outage in North Fargo from car crash into power line

Original Story:More than 200 Xcel Energy customers are in the dark after a veichle crashed into a power line late Tuesday evening.

30-year-old Mark Reinhart was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a power line near the intersection of 10th Street and 13th Ave North.

Officers say that Reinhart was driving at high speeds when we came around the corner of 10th Street, missing the turn, and knocking out the power line.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A Fargo man was arrested after his vehicle crashed into a power pole and he ran from the scene. It happened around 9:30 p.m Tuesday near the corner of 10th Street and 13th Avenue North in Fargo.

Police say 30-year old Mark Reinhart was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his vehicle and slammed into the pole. The crash caused a several hour outage in the surrounding neighborhood, affecting more than 200 Xcel Energy customers.


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