Power restored to more than 1,000 people after crash in Winston-Salem

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UPDATE: Power has been restored

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Thousands are without power in Winston-Salem following a crash early Wednesday morning, according to a press release.

The crash happened around 3:57 a.m. when the car hit a utility pole at the intersection of Northwest Boulevard and University Parkway. Crews are in the process of removing and replacing the damaged pole.

As of 8:20 a.m., more than 1,900 people are without power, according to the Duke Energy outage map.

Duke Power officials say customers will be without power until around 10 a.m. Wednesday.