BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Central Police reported a Monday (September 12) afternoon power outage in the area of Blackwater and Hooper shortly before 4 p.m.

As of 6 p.m., authorities provided an update, stating that power has returned to most of the area.

The following morning, BRProud confirmed the outage was caused by a Monday morning traffic incident involving a vehicle that crashed into a utility pole on Sullivan Road and Sparkle Drive.

By 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, all area electricity was restored.

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