Crash in Estill Co. causes power outage

Power outage

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Power has been restored to all customers in Estill and surrounding counties after a car crash hit a utility pole Saturday.

The crash near the millers creek substation hit a Kentucky utility transmission line.

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That originally knocked out power to more than 1,000 customers.

The cold and remote location made it even harder to get the power back up and running.

A warming shelter opened up at a church in Irvine since many people were without heat overnight.