Dump truck strikes power pole near Blackfoot

POSTED: 04:59 PM MDT Jul 31, 2013 
Power Outage 7-31

Idaho Power Company crews were working to repair a downed power line near Blackfoot Wednesday afternoon.

A dump truck struck the pole at approximately 1:52 p.m. Wednesday.  

Initially, the outage affected 1,700 Idaho Power customers in an area near Mitchell Road, north of Blackfoot.

Power to almost all affected customers has been restored by 5 p.m. Wednesday.