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Road Closed, Power Off Near Buhl After Vehicle Strikes Power Pole

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By Paul Johnson

UPDATE: The road is now open according to dispatch.

UPDATE: Idaho Power officials says service has been restored to the customers. They were without power for about an hour.

Buhl, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Idaho Power crews are working to restore service to 247 customers this morning. This after a vehicle struck a power pole near Buhl. According to dispatch, the call came in at 10 am. The accident happened at 4125 North and 1600 East which is just north of Highway 30, one mile east of Buhl. At this time 1600 East is closed to traffic as officials work to clear the scene. Medical personnel responded to the scene but did not transport anyone, according to police dispatch.


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