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Troopers: Hundreds without power in Greenville Co. after car strikes utility pole, driver flees scene

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Scene of power outage on White Horse Road. (2/17/18 FOX Carolina) Scene of power outage on White Horse Road. (2/17/18 FOX Carolina)
Outage in Greenville Co. (Source: Duke Energy Outage Map) Outage in Greenville Co. (Source: Duke Energy Outage Map)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Hundreds of Duke Energy customers were without power in Greenville County Saturday afternoon.

Per the Duke Energy Outage Map, 595 customers near White Horse Road and Augusta Road were without power. The outage was first reported at 11:38 a.m.

Duke Energy says the cause of the outage was a vehicle damaging the equipment. The estimated time of restoration was 4:15 p.m.

Troopers said the crash happened shortly before noon Saturday. They said a driver had been traveling south on Donaldson Road before the driver struck a utility pole and fled the scene of the crash.

A FOX Carolina viewer and witness said the vehicle then struck a group of bicyclists along that route. That information has not been confirmed by officials.

Stick with FOX Carolina for the latest.

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