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Downtown traffic accident causes second power outage

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Four hundred Park Rapids customers were without power early Sunday morning when a car struck a power pole downtown.

It is the second traffic mishap this month that caused Minnesota Power customers to be left in the dark.

The Sunday outage began shortly before 1:30 a.m., said Minnesota Power spokesperson Kelley Eldien. Power was restored to 90 percent of the customers after an hour, but linemen had to take the city off power again around 7 a.m. to complete repairs.

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