Wake County

Power out to 3,000-plus in southwest Raleigh after accident damages lines

About 3,200 Duke Energy customers in the area of Buck Jones and Bashford roads lost power Friday morning after a crane reportedly struck a power line there.

Duke reported the outage happened about 10:20 a.m., the same time firefighters and EMS crews were dispatched to the scene.

Police were directing traffic at several intersections in the area because traffic lights were out.

There were no immediate reports of serious injuries.

Ron Gallagher: 919-829-4572, @RPGKT