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UPDATE: Power restored to Lee County customers

All power has been restored.

Posted: Feb 21, 2019 7:25 PM
Updated: Feb 22, 2019 9:45 AM

UPDATE 02/21/19 10:49 p.m.

All power has been restored, according to a representative from Tombigbee Electric Power Association. 

Original post below

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Crews from Tombigbee Electric Power Association are working to restore power for customers in Shannon, Plantersville, Nettleton and east Tupelo.

Two separate incidents caused the power outages, according to a representative from the electric company. 

The first incident caused a major power outage for those in Shannon, Plantersville and Nettleton, and it was caused after an electric pole was washed away.

The second incident caused a power outage to TEPA customers in east Tupelo, and it was caused after a vehicle hit an electric pole on County Road 811. 

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