Columbia County crash knocks out power, closes lanes

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Published: Mar. 24, 2023 at 12:04 PM EDT
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EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A traffic accident Friday in Columbia County knocked out power to many and closed traffic lanes for hours.

Columbia County deputies say the wreck involving a dump truck happened just before midday at South Belair Road and Columbia Road.

Georgia Power showed about 1,000 customers didn’t have power leading up to midday.

Lanes were still closed as of 5:20 p.m., according to deputies, but power was back on.