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Crash knocks down power lines in Desert Hot Springs, leaving thousands without power temporarily

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A single-vehicle crash Thursday evening left thousands of customers without power in Desert Hot Springs.

The crash happened at around 5:30 p.m. on Palm Drive near Camino Aventura.

Desert Hot Springs Police officials said the crash caused minor injuries. Photos from residents show a pick-up truck that got wrangled into some power lines.

The crash caused an outage that affected up to 1,700 customers at 5:31 p.m., according to the Southern California Edison outage page.

Power was returned to most customers by 7:00 p.m.

There was no word on what exactly caused the crash. Stay with News Channel 3 for any updates.

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