• Thousands without power after car downs power lines in south Charlotte

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Griffith Street at Bank Street is shutdown after a car hit a power pole in south Charlotte Friday morning. 

    Officials responded to the scene near Marie G. Davis Middle School just before 7:30 a.m. 

    [RELATED: Several roads closed after 160 trees fall across Lincoln, Gaston counties]

    According to Duke Energy, over 2,100 people are without power due to the accident.

    Officials said power is expected to be restored by 10:30 a.m.

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