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Traffic accident causes power outage in Kinston

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An early morning traffic accident caused people in Kinston to be without power this morning.

Rhonda Barwick with Kinston Public Safety says a car accident destroyed two light poles at the intersection of McLewean and Caswell Streets, at approximately 2:40 Friday morning. Both poles had to be removed and replaced.

Barwick says up to 500 people were effected by the outage, and power was restored in most areas by 5:25 a.m.

9 On Your Side is working to find out the condition of the passenger in the accident.
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