Power restored for nearly 1,000 I&M customers in Aboite Township

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I&M crews replace a utility pole that was taken by a vehicle crash on Thursday, August 27, 2020.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A power outage affected around 1,000 I&M customers in Aboite Township in Allen County for nearly seven hours Thursday.

A brief outage occurred after 2 a.m. after a vehicle took out a utility pole on Covington Road just west of I-69. The extended outage began at around 5:20 a.m. The outage affected an area shown in the map below.

I&M had estimated power to be restored at around 7:30 a.m. it took much longer to get things working again than was anticipated.

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