Crash in southwest Charlotte causes power outages for nearly 1,500 people

CHARLOTTE — A crash in southwest Charlotte downed power lines causing outages and closed a stretch of road for hours on Tuesday.

The crash happened before 10:45 a.m. on Sandy Porter Road between Arrowood Road and South Tryon Street. A Channel 9 crew at the scene saw the road still closed as of 12 p.m.

According to Duke Energy’s outage map, 1,463 customers were without power at 12:30 p.m. All power was restored by Tuesday afternoon.

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