Malfunction leaves thousands without power

RALEIGH

About 11,000 customers lost power this morning sometime before 8 a.m.

The outage occurred along Rock Quarry Road between /*I-40*/ and Creech Road. Police were dispatched to direct traffic at major intersections, including the I-40 interchange and at Sanderford Road.

After 30 minutes, power was restored to the area. A malfunction at a power station caused the outage.

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