Crash causes power outage for thousands of customers Monday morning

Posted at 8:00 AM, Jan 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-29 08:00:50-05

KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Approximately 2,300 customers lost power in Kent County near the intersection of 44th Street SW and Byron Center Avenue SW Monday just before 8 a.m.

According to a spokesman from Consumers Energy, a vehicle struck a pole near 2120 44th Street SW causing the widespread power outage.

Consumers Energy was able to restore the power around 9 a.m.