Power Surge Caught on Camera
Hundreds of customers affected
NBC 5 viewer Matthew Spivey captures power lines arcing while driving through Cleburne on Sunday. (Published Monday, May 13, 2013)
Updated at 9:30 AM CST on Monday, May 13, 2013
A car crash caused a power outage in Cleburne Sunday, impacting hundreds of people.
ONCOR spokesperson Chris Schein told NBC DFW that a car hit a light pole at the intersection of Graham Avenue and North Main Street on Sunday morning. That created a domino effect on the electrical equipment which resulted in the power outage.
Nearly 300 customers were affected. The electricity was restored by noon for most residents.
Matthew Spivey, an NBC viewer driving through Cleburne captured video of the overhead power lines arcing before the lights went out.
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Published at 11:31 PM CST on May 12, 2013