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Hundreds of people still without power across ETX


Two electric companies are restoring power to hundreds of East Texas customers who reported outages.

Thursday night, hundreds of Oncor and SWEPCO customers experienced an interruption in electric service.

According to Oncor, as of 5:00 a.m. Friday, approximately 435 customers were without power.

The areas affected are Athens, Tyler, Palestine, Jacksonville, Lufkin, Nacogdoches, and Crockett.

According to SWEPCO, more than 336 were without power, mainly in the Longview and Kilgore areas.

No word when power will be restored.

However, SWEPCO officials said strong wind knocked down a power pole.

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