Hundreds without power after crash on Clairton’s North State Street |

Hundreds without power after crash on Clairton’s North State Street

Chuck Biedka

North State Street in Clairton reopened Friday after a crash had closed the road between Mendelsohn and Blair avenues.

Allegheny County dispatch said the one-vehicle wreck sheared a utility pole and caused downed lines at about 3:30 p.m.

Clairton police are investigating.

There were no injuries reported.

The crash knocked out power to about 400 Duquesne Light customers at 7:30 p.m., said company spokeswoman Ashlee Yingling. At 10:30 p.m. the number of outages was reduced to about 280.

She said a repair crew was working and service could be returned as soon as possible.

Chuck Biedka is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Chuck at 724-226-4711, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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