Power restored to over 10,000 Murfreesboro residents after vehicle damages TVA tower

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) — As of 2:20 p.m., power has been restored to much of the affected area in Murfreesboro, according to the Middle Tennessee Electric outage map.


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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – Over 10,000 Middle Tennessee Electric customers in Murfreesboro are without power after a vehicle reportedly hit a TVA transmission tower.

A spokesperson for Middle Tennessee Electric says the car hit the TVA transmission tower, knocking out power to the Blackman substations.

The Gateway substation was also knocked out for a while, impacting the area of Medical Center Parkway. This substation is back up and running and Medical Center Parkway has power restored, according to Middle Tennessee Electric officials.

(Source: Middle Tennessee Electric)

Crews are currently working with TVA at the Blackman substation to get power restored as soon as possible.

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