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Vehicle crash leaves more than 1,000 without power

PPL Electric Utilities reports that approximately 1,100 people are without power after a vehicle crash.
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LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — Update, 8:50 p.m.: According to PPL, less than 15 customers remain without power. Electricity is expected to be restored by midnight on Oct. 2.

Previously: PPL Electric Utilities is reporting that just over 1,100 residents in the Lancaster County area are without power after a single-vehicle crash on Saturday, Oct. 1.

The electric company expects power to be restored by 6:30 p.m.

Emergency responders were dispatched to the crash in the 300 block of East Roseville Road just after noon, according to Manheim Township Police.

At the scene, police found that a BMW 535i lost control while negotiating a curve and traveled off the roadway, striking an embankment, mailbox, fire hydrant, utility pole, another mailbox, culvert, bushes, decorative fence, and tree.

There were no injuries or fatalities.

Police warn that there is a road closure going east on Rosehill Road from Municipal Drive to Oregon Pike. A detour is in effect.

Drivers can circumvent the closure by traveling north to Glen Ridge Drive, then onto Primrose Avenue and finally to Sterling Place. 

Anyone who witnessed the crash can contact Officer Swigart at 717-569-6401.

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