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700 without power in Biloxi after truck brings down power pole

Mississippi Power said an 18-wheeler hit an anchor in the ground, snapping the top of a pole on Rosalie Maria Dr. (Photo source: WLOX) Mississippi Power said an 18-wheeler hit an anchor in the ground, snapping the top of a pole on Rosalie Maria Dr. (Photo source: WLOX)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Biloxi police are blocking traffic on Atkinson Rd. in front of the Magnolia Bay subdivision as crews work to repair downed power lines. 

Mississippi Power said an 18-wheeler hit an anchor in the ground, snapping the top of a pole on Rosalie Maria Dr. before 7 a.m. Wednesday. 

Residents in the area can expect power to be restored by noon. According to Mississippi Power's outage map, about 700 customers are affected by the outage.

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