UPDATED: Power restored to 5,000 Norwich customers
Norwich -- Power was knocked out to 5,000 Norwich Public Utility customers Monday afternoon after a car struck a utility pole on Boswell Avenue.
NPU posted on its Facebook page that power had been restored to all customers by 6:30 p.m. In order to replace the pole safely, NPU said it had to interrupt electric service.
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