FRANKLIN, Va. (WAVY) – There is a widespread power outage in Franklin in the Lees Mill Road and Route 258 area due to a car crash early Thursday morning, according to a city Facebook post.

It said that “due to the complexity of the damage associated with the accident, power is estimated to be restored around 5 p.m.

Franklin Municipal Power and Light serves the city and parts of parts of Suffolk, Southampton and Isle of Wight counties and has been working to restore power.

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