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UPDATED: Power Restored To Over 5,400 In Illinois Quad Cities

Updated: July 3, 2013 09:19 AM
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UPDATE: MidAmerican Energy tells KWQC power has been restored to all customers affected by the recent outages.

ORIGINAL: There are currently over 5,400 MidAmerican customers in the Quad Cities without power. The company reports there are 2733 in East Moline, 2379 in Moline and 308 in Rock Island.

MidAmerican says 3,160 of the outages are due to a vehicle accident that happened around 7:13 a.m. in East Moline.

They also tell us there was a second incident about 4 minutes, at 7:17 a.m., caused the remainder of the outages.

Crews are working to restore power to the affected areas but couldn't report on how long it would take.

Stay tuned to kwqc.com and KWQC-TV6 for updates.

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