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affected area of the outage in southwest Colorado Springs. Courtesy of Colorado Springs Utility twitter.

Colorado Springs Utilities is responding to a power outage in the southwest part of town following a vehicle crash involving electric poles.

Around 2,500 customers were affected, according to a tweet from the agency. Traffic along South Nevada Avenue may be affected, and drivers are advised to drive slowly and find alternate routes.

As of 10:58 p.m. “almost all customers have been restored, less than 40 customers are still affected,” according to the tweet.

Updates will be provided through the Colorado Springs Utilities virtual outage map.

This article will be updated as more information is received.

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