UPDATE: Power restored after Route 9 crash in Sussex County

SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - Delaware State Police say on Wednesday, a car crashed into a pole, around 8:45 AM, leaving 8,200 people without power, in Sussex County.

According to officials, the crash happened on Route 9, west of Georgetown, where a Delmarva Power transmission line was knocked out which affected local substations.

Authorities report that as of 9:45 AM, power was restored.

The crash remains under investigation by DSP.


Delaware Electric Cooperative has announced thousands are without power after a car crash.

Officials say that a Delmarva Power transmission pole on Route 9 was knocked out Wednesday morning.

Delaware Electric Cooperative has lost connection to three substations that are served by the line.

Laurel, Georgetown and Seaford  are among the many areas without  power. For a full list click here.

47 ABC will be sure to keep you updated as more information is released.





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