Power Outage in Oklahoma Leaves Thousands in the Dark

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Friday morning (Jan. 3) more than 2,3oo hundred homes in Oklahoma woke up in the dark, according to an official with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Officials say a driver swerved to miss a deer and hit an electrcial pole west of Muldrow and north of Baucom Road.

OG&E reported more than 2300 homes in the dark just after 6 a.m.  By 7 a.m. this morning power was restored to many of the homes. OG&E is reporting just under 800 homes without power. An offical with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said power crews are working to restore power to all residents effected.

5NEWS will continue to follow this story as it develops, and will bring you the latest on your 5NEWS at 12.

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