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Truck causes power outage in Akeley then leaves scene

Akeley experienced a power outage Wednesday afternoon after a logging truck with an elevated loading arm hit power lines. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Traffic was diverted and Akeley experienced a power outage Wednesday afternoon when a logging truck with an elevated loading arm hit power lines on Highway 34 on the western side of the city.

The driver of the truck reportedly stopped and lowered the boom and left the scene. The incident is under investigation.

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