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Power outage shuts down portion of Alameda

Posted at 6:42 AM, Jan 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-03 12:04:14-05

A power outage is affecting over 700 AEP customers in Corpus Christi this morning and has shut down a portion of Alameda, from Robert Drive to Eldon Drive.

The AEP outage website shows 771 customers without power near Robert Drive and Alameda Street.

A car accident around midnight last night  is responsible for the outage, according to the Corpus Christi Police Department. Officers urge drivers to find an alternate route.

Estimated restoration time shows 9 a.m. We have a call in with AEP and will update this article when more information comes in.