Power restored in Delaware County after train hits power lines

Lewis Center

DELAWARE COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — More than 7,700 AEP customers were without power in Delaware County Monday after a train hit some power lines.

According to the Delaware County post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a train clipped power lines near East Orange Road crossing between Route 23 and South Old State Road.

AEP had reported 4,319 customers just north of Lewis Center and 3,472 customers in the Crosswoods area were without power. It has since been restored.

OSHP said there were no injuries reported from the incident, which happened at approximately 9:30 p.m.

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