PG&E says the outage occurred after a vehicle crashed into a pole in Chowchilla. The details of the crash were not immediately available.
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Two power outages have left more than 14,000 customers without power in the Coarsegold and Oakhurst areas, Pacific Gas and Electric reported on their website.
Both outages occurred shortly before 6:30 p.m., but the cause remains unknown at this time.
The company reported 7,136 customers are without power in the Oakhurst area, and 7,718 customers lost power in the Coarsegold area.
PG&E has sent crews to assess the outage and restore power to customers.
The estimated times of restoration are 9:30 p.m. for Coarsegold and 12:30 a.m. for Oakhurst.
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