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UPDATE: PG&E reporting power restored to Oildale following vehicle vs power pole

Posted at 6:30 PM, Jun 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 02:24:28-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE: PG&E is no longer reporting a power outage in the Oildale area, follwing a vehicle versus power pole crash Monday afternoon.

Crews are on scene repairing a power outage affecting over 140 customers in Oildale after a vehicle crashed into a power pole Monday afternoon.

According to the PG&E outage website, the initial outage started just before 5 p.m. and affected 143 customers in the area of McCord Avenue and Oildale Drive.

PG&E crews are working to repair the damage at this time and PG&E is estimating power should be restored by 8:15 p.m.

This is a developing story.