Boom truck snags power line; causes massive power outage in Park Rapids
Much of Park Rapids was left in the dark Thursday afternoon when a boom truck operator snagged a power line, setting off a chain reaction and causing a power outage.
The accident, around 3:30 p.m., on Seventh Street just off U.S. Highway 71 caused reverberations throughout the city. Businesses a mile away lost power momentarily.
Minnesota Power officials on the scene say they doubt power will be re-stored tonight.
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