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Power restored to most after over 6,000 experience outage

Posted at 1:42 PM, Sep 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 14:39:40-04

UPDATE — Most of the 6,000 customers have had their power restored. 211 customers remained without power as of 2:33 p.m. All traffic lights are back up, per Lexington police.

UPDATE: Power has been restored for the affected parts of Transylvania University.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Over 6,000 customers are without power throughout the city. Kentucky Utilities is working to figure out what caused the issue.

The majority of those affected are in the Versailles Road/Cardinal Valley area. Some parts of Transylvania University's campus are also without power.

Officers are responding to major intersections with power inverters to manually control traffic signals. Motorists should treat dark intersections as a multi-way stop.

LEX 18 will update this story as soon as more information is received.