Power restored to hundreds after 28th Street crash

Kent County
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KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) — Hundreds of people were without power after a crash in Kentwood Monday morning.

The one-vehicle crash happened around 4:00 a.m. Monday at the intersection of 28th Street and Radcliff Avenue near the Woodland Mall.

A power line was knocked down during the crash. There were more than 1,000 people without power in the area. Power was restored to most people around 12:30 p.m. Monday, according to the Consumers Energy outage map. By 2:45 p.m., power was fully restored to the area.>>Inside woodtv.com: Power outages

Police on scene told 24 Hour News 8 that investigators believe the driver fell asleep before crashing into the high-voltage power line. The driver was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Both directions of 28th Street at Radcliff Avenue were closed for about two hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

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