Power outages remain after crash in Springfield

Around 600 Ohio Edison customers remain without power after a crash in Springfield.

Springfield-Clark CTC has announced they are closed today due to the outage.

The outage is near the campus of Clark State Community College, but a spokesperson said the campus is not affected by the outage.

UPDATE @ 7:45 a.m.

Dispatchers in Springfield said a vehicle slammed into a pole near the 2400 block of Sunset Avenue, causing the outage.

Police said Sunset Avenue will be closed at South Burnett Road for Ohio Edison and AT&T crews to work.

Ohio Edison expected the power to be restored to the over 1,350 customers by 10 a.m.

FIRST REPORT

Over 1,300 Ohio Edison customers are without power this morning in Springfield and Springfield Township, according to an online outage map.

Callers reported to this newsroom that the power was out in parts of Springfield starting around 7 a.m.

On online outage map reports the outage is affecting 1,350 customers and is centered near the intersection of Selma Road and East Leffel Lane. Power is estimated to be restored at 10 a.m. the company says on its outage page.

The outage is close to Clark State Community College, but its unknown if the outage is affecting classes this morning.

We’ll update this page when new information is available.

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