Crash at Coliseum and Sherman made worse by power outage

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A crash at Coliseum and Sherman boulevards was made worse by a power outage Wednesday night.

Police said a two-vehicle crash happened there around 8:50 p.m. at the intersection near a busy shopping area of town.

One person had minor injuries according to police.

Police said they were operating the intersection as a four-way stop, which severely backed up traffic.

Multiple outages were reported in Fort Wayne Wednesday night. An I&M spokesperson said the outage was due to a downed cable near a substation.

Power was restored to the vast majority of customers by midnight, according to I&M’s website.

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