Dump Truck Tears Down Power Lines, Damages Homes

POSTED: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 12:25pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 5:27pm

SOCORRO- A dump truck driver failed to lower the truck's boom on time and ripped down seven power lines in Socorro.

The accident happened around noon today in the 700 block of Grijalva. The power lines knocked down by the truck also knocked down other lines and poles, causing damage to seven homes and a power outage.

Crews are on the scene to restore power.

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