Crash causes power outages in Bastrop County, more than 850 affected

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A reported vehicle crash caused power outages in Bastrop County Monday morning.

It happened near the intersection of FM 20 and FM 535.

Authorities said the outage was reportedly caused by a vehicle hitting a power pole. The incident is currently affecting 870 residents.

Bluebonnet crews responded to the scene and will be installing a new pole once the car has been cleared.

Officials say they expect the power to be restored at around 10:30 a.m.

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