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Power knocked out in part of Metairie along Airline Hwy, Entergy says

Entergy says equipment on a utility pole is broken.
Credit: Entergy

METAIRIE, La. — A power outage is impacted more than 1,500 Entergy customers in a part of Jefferson Parish.

Most of the impacted area is along Airline Highway in the Jefferson Heights area of Metairie between Clearview Parkway and Causeway Boulevard According to Entergy’s outage map.

At the start of the power outage over 5,00 Entergy customers were affected. Jefferson Parish officials said in a social media post that they are investigating reports that a dump truck hit a utility pole.

Entergy says "equipment on a utility pole has broken" and crews are on site making repairs. As of 1:10 p.m. Entergy says restoration is estimated to be about 2:34 p.m. but could change on the situation.

Stay with WWL-TV for the latest information on this developing story when it becomes available.

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