Esky Power Outage

The northern part of Escanaba has electricity again after a car accident caused it to lose power overnight.

Escanaba Public Safety says it happened on the 1700 block of Sheridan Road shortly after 2 am.

21-year-old Nick Leonard of Escanaba drove his vehicle off the road and hit a utility pole.

Police say the collision knocked the pole over and caused a power outage that lasted more than five hours.

Leonard was not hurt in the accident and was cited for careless driving.

Posted by: Mike Hoey