Power restored to more than 2,000 Duke Energy customers in Carmel after Monday outage.

Photo from Ryan Liggett

Photo from Ryan Liggett

CARMEL, Ind. — Crews restored power Monday morning after a crash left hundreds of Duke Energy customers in Carmel with electricity.

According to Duke Energy, the outage affected more than 2,100 customers at its peak.

Duke Energy spokesman Lew Middleton said a dump truck hit a utility pole near the intersection of 136th Street and Carey Road, causing the outage.

Middleton had estimated that power would be restored to the area around 10:30 a.m. Duke Energy’s website said customers had power restored by 9:45 a.m.

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