Friday, April 12, 2024

Power outages expected in Wrightsville Beach Tuesday evening

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — A traffic accident on Wrightsville Beach could impede power at area homes and businesses while repairs are underway.

According to the town, a vehicle collided into a power pole on West Salisbury Street Tuesday afternoon. As crews repair the damage, power may be interrupted around 6 p.m. or soon thereafter and can last anywhere from two to four hours.

Areas likely impacted will be north of Salisbury Street — Pelican Drive, Marina Street, portions of West Salisbury Street, and potentially other areas near these streets.  

Updates can be tracked at https://www.duke-energy.com/home.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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