Power Outage Affects Over 200 People in Wichita Falls

UPDATE: Oncor officials tell Newschannel 6 that power was restored at 8:00 p.m.

Wichita Falls, TX – Over 200 residents have lost power to an accident that broke a power pole.

According to Oncor officials, around 3:30 p.m., a city worker was hanging a guy-wire, and ended up breaking the power pole. The accident caused a power outage for  270 Wichita Falls residents. 

Oncor workers are working to replace the pole and restore power. Officials estimate that the power should be restored around 8:30 - 9:00 p.m.