UPDATE @ 4:30 p.m.: The number of reported outages in Greene has increased to 503, which brings to 1,220 the number of DP&L customers without power in Greene and Montgomery counties.
DP&L crews are having to replace a pole on Grange Hall Road in Beavercreek that was destroyed when a car hit it earlier Friday afternoon, while the outages in Montgomery are isolated and crews are out investigating those, said Mary Ann Kabel, director of corporate communications for the utility.
There are approximately 1,191 outages reported in Montgomery and Greene counties, according to the Dayton Power & Light online page.
At 3:30 p.m.:
* 719 in Montgomery
* 472 in Greene
The majority of the outages in Greene can be attributed to a single-vehicle accident in the 600 block of Grange Hall Road in Beavercreek, which destroyed a power pole.
OTHER LOCAL NEWS: News Center 7 vehicle in collision; 2 hurt
The accident, reported about 1:15 p.m., sent one person to Soin Medical Center suffering from non life-threatening injuries. Grange Hall Road, between Stringtown Road and Margate Drive, is closed until further notice.
We're checking with DP&L for details about the possible cause of the Montgomery County outages.
We will update this report as we learn more.
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