LARAMIE -- Rocky Mountain Power reported an isolated power outage due to an accident at around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Officials say a car hit a utility pole near southwestern 3rd St. in Laramie, forcing repair crews to isolate the area and shut off the power.

A portion of the affected area, basically west of Soldier Spring Road, had power restored around 10:45 a.m.

Other affected areas, approximately 500 homes, could see the outage last until 1 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.

You can text STAT to 759677 to check the status of the outage.

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