• Uptown crash leaves 1,300 customers without power

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - On Wednesday morning, a crash left more than 1,300 Duke Energy customers without power.  

    The driver took out a power pole near McDowell and Fifth Street.  

    Investigators believe the driver may have had a medical condition that caused the crash, but the driver's condition has not yet been released.  

    Duke Energy estimates that its customers will have restored power around 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. 

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