About 3,400 Portland General Electric customers in northeast Salem were without power Tuesday night after a car hit a power pole.
According to Andrea Platt, a spokesperson for PGE, a car crashed into a power pole on 23rd Street NE causing a significant power outage. It is not clear what caused the car to hit the pole.
Crews worked on the pole and restoring power from about 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. The pole was repaired and customers had their power restored.
This article originally appeared on Salem Statesman Journal: Crash causes power outage for PGE customers in northeast Salem