Entergy working to restore power after accident

Published 11:00 am Monday, July 16, 2012

BEN HILLER/THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — A tractor-trailer snapped a power pole at the intersection of Madison and Broadway streets Monday morning, knocking out power for more than 200 customers.

NATCHEZ — Entergy crews are continuing to work in downtown Natchez to restore power to 260 customers after a tractor-trailer hit and broke a power pole near the intersection of Broadway and Madison streets this morning.

The Natchez Democrat’s Canal Street office and Cathedral School were among those without electricity for nearly four hours this morning. The newspaper’s power was restored just after 11 a.m.

According to Entergy’s website, power at all locations was restored by noon with the exception of 17 customers.

Crews are on the scene working to restore power.

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