Minor car accident knocks out power to hundreds

ABILENE, Texas - A minor car accident caused a power outage in south Abilene Thursday morning.

It happened around 9:20am off of Twilight Trail. An AEP spokesperson says a car struck a guide wire which was leading to some electrical equipment.

The outage affected about 1,400 people in south and south-central Abilene.

It was fixed around 10:00am, 40 minutes later.

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