• Power restored in south Charlotte after crash takes out power pole


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A major south Charlotte road was closed overnight following a crash. Police said a driver hot a power pole on Providence Road near Fairview Road around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

    The driver was fine but the accident knocked out power to nearly 2,000 people.

    The road was reopened just after 6 a.m. and crews were working on restoring power in the area.

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