Thousands without power Monday morning after vehicle crashes into pole

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — PG&E is reporting more than 2,000 people are without power in the area of Niles Street and Fairfax Road, and the outage appears to be due to a vehicle crashing into a pole.

Monday morning’s power outage in east Bakersfield.

The crash occurred at about 7:45 a.m., leaving wires exposed on the pole and knocking out power, according to the California Highway Patrol. PG&E has sent a crew to the scene.

Power is estimated to be restored by 10:45 a.m., according to PG&E.

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