NEW ROADS, La. (BRPROUD) – About 1,000 residents in Pointe Coupee Parish are dealing with an unexpected power outage.

The Pointe Coupee Sheriff’s Office says that they are aware of the power outages in the City of New Roads and the Villiage of Morganza. They said they are working to notify the power companies.

The Morganza Fire Department says that Entergy has reported that one of their main transmission lines is down.

Entergy says that the estimated restoration time is 11 p.m. Friday. Approximately 1,302 people are affected by the power outage, according to Entergy.

This is a developing story.