Reports of power outage in east Batesville due to traffic accident


There are a reports of a power outage in a large section of east Batesville due to a traffic mishap on Harrison Street.

Apparently, a tractor-trailer snagged a power line on Harrison, near White River Medical Center. (UPDATE, Nov. 20, 2019, 4:45 p.m.: Some witnesses have reported it was a utility truck of some type.) . Representatives from the Batesville Police Department tell White River Now there are no injuries reported from the accident.

Entergy Arkansas notes 676 customers in Batesville are currently affected by the power outage. (Click here for Entergy’s outage map.)

Featured image: A recent screenshot of the Entergy Arkansas outage map highlighting the outage in Batesville.

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