Power out for more than 1,000 Rossville residents; Schools under 2 hour delay

WLFI File Photo
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ROSSVILLE, Ind. (WLFI) – More than 1,400 people in the Rossville area are without power after a utility pole was hit in a property damage crash early Tuesday morning.

Around 4:15 a.m., a pole near the intersection of State Road 26 and County Road 300 West was damaged.

Duke Energy estimates the power to be restored sometime between 6:30-7:30 a.m.

As a result of the power outage, Rossville Consolidated Schools is under a two hour delay.

UPDATE: Power has been restored to about 900 of the Duke customers affected by the outage. As of 6:30 a.m., a little more than 500 are still without power.