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Over 1,500 PG&E customers lose power after van crashes into power pole

Posted at 2:38 PM, Aug 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-16 17:38:46-04

Nearly 1,600 Pacific Gas and Electric customers were without power Tuesday afternoon after a U-Haul van veered off the road and hit a power pole in Central Bakersfield.

Power lines were arcing across the roads near 3400 Buck Owens Boulevard.

PG&E crews are working to replace the pole. All but two customers have had power restored.

No injuries were reported.