More Than 1,000 Customers Left Without Power After Suspected DUI Crash in OC

More than a thousand customers were left without power after a DUI suspect crashed into a power pole in Orange County Saturday.

The man's Ford Mustang smashed into a beam at the intersection of Katella Avenue and Magnolia Avenue in Stanton at around 2:30 a.m., Orange County Sheriff's Department said.

Southern California Edison responded to scene as the crash knocked down power lines in the area.

More than 1,300 customers were without power. As of 6 a.m., only 28 customers were without power, and SoCal Edison said their electricity would be restored by 3 p.m.

The male driver was arrested and his passenger was released.

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