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Overnight storms knock out power on Lafayette's south side

About 200 people lost power near Teal Road and 9th Street, according to Duke Energy's website.

Posted: Apr 12, 2019 5:22 AM
Updated: Apr 12, 2019 7:23 AM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Strong overnight winds caused power outages in several places across Lafayette Friday morning. A couple hundred homes on Lafayette's south side lost power.

Lafayette police said a tree fell over near the intersection of Bennett and Teal Roads, near Central Catholic High School.

Officers closed a part of Teal Road as they restored power. Traffic lights in the area were out, including at 4th Street and Teal Road. Lafayette police said to treat the intersection as a 4-way stop.

About 200 people lost power near Teal Road and 9th Street, according to Duke Energy's website.

Power was still out as of 5:30 a.m. Friday. The estimated time for power to be restored is 9:30 a.m. Friday, Duke said.

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