Car Accident Causes Massive Power Outage in Arden Arcade area

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A large power outage happened in the Arden-Arcade area Sunday night, affecting over 3,700 residents, according to

According to SMUD’s twitter account, a car struck a telephone pole near Sacramento State, causing the accident.

The power outage occurred at 8:48 PM on Sunday, and power is expected to be restored by 11 p.m.

For more information on the outage, as well as tips on what to do in the case of an outage, you can find SMUD’s website here.

Greg Cotta filed this report.

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