UPDATE: Power restored to nearly 3,000 homes following Kamloops crash

Power outage in Kamloops this morning, Dec. 17, 2015.
Image Credit: B.C. Hydro

KAMLOOPS - A crash this morning left much of the eastern part of Kamloops without power.

The crash occurred along Highway 1 and took out a power pole, leaving much of Dallas, Barnhartvale, Juniper and Valleyview without power this morning, Dec. 17.

B.C. Hydro was reporting more than 2,900 customers without power as of 6:37 a.m., though power was restored to most of those customer by about 11 a.m.

For up to date information on hydro outages, visit the B.C. Hydro website.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infonews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 8:34 a.m., Dec. 17, 2015, with a new estimated time for restoration.

— This story was updated at 10:39 a.m., Dec. 17, 2015, with a new outage information.

— This story was updated at 11:08 a.m., Dec. 17, 2015, to note power has been restored.

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