On February 23, 2021, at 4:13 AM a fatal vehicle accident near MM98 resulted in a broken in-line distribution pole, broken insulators, and primary feeder conductor wire down on the ground. The power outage impacted 1,248 accounts in the area and was restored at 7:57 AM. FKEC crews were immediately dispatched, but power restoration work was delayed to allow emergency responders safe space at the scene. Later, traffic slowed the arrival of additional crews and equipment.
Our thoughts go out to everyone involved in the accident.