Power line struck by lightning on 110 in Whitehouse, knocking out power, phones

WHITEHOUSE, TX (KLTV) - A power line has been struck by lightning in Whitehouse, causing issues with power, phones, and even traffic.

According to Smith County, lightning hit the line, and there is a live wire down in the area near Brookshires and McDonalds on Hwy 110. Oncor is on the way to the scene. Southbound traffic in the area is backed up due to the dangerous line down.

Expect traffic delays. Use alternate routes. 

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