Car crashes into utility box, causes power outage in Scottsdale

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Aerial view of crash in Scottsdale (3TV/CBS5) Aerial view of crash in Scottsdale (3TV/CBS5)
APS map of the outage in Scottsdale (Source: APS) APS map of the outage in Scottsdale (Source: APS)
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SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

APS officials say that about 1478 customers were without power after a car hit a utility box in Scottsdale Wednesday morning.

Officials say the crash occurred at around 5:30 a.m. near Hayden Road and Shea Boulevard.

APS officials are estimating that the power will be restored to all affected customers by 2:30 p.m. 

At the time, Scottsdale police asked drivers to avoid the area. 

(RELATED: Power outage after suspected DUI driver hits Cave Creek power pole)

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