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Power restored to Longview residents after wreck leaves thousands in dark

Source: Longview Police Department Source: Longview Police Department

Thousands of residents in northeast Longview started the new year without power after an early-morning wreck.

Sometime before 1:00 a.m. Monday, Longview Police responded to an accident with injuries in the 2100 block of Alpine Road.

Both lanes of traffic were closed between Eden Drive and Page Road due to a one-vehicle fatal crash.

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Residents near the scene of the wreck reported power lines were on the ground. SWEPCO also reported an equipment failure off Delia Drive.

At 1:00 a.m., SWEPCO reported 3,487 customers without electricity in that area. Power was restored by 6:00 a.m.

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