GENERIC - Power outage 1

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MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. (FOX Carolina) -- A power outage has affected parts of Marion including multiple traffic lights along Sugar Hill Road, officials say. 

The power outage has impacted over 900 locations and was due to a motor vehicle crash along Ashworth Road. 

Duke Energy estimates that power will be restored to the area by 4:15 p.m. 

Motorists should treat all affected intersections as a four-way stop. 

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