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Dump truck box hits power lines near New York Mills

A dump truck box that was elevated came in contact with power lines two miles south of New York Mills at 4:27 p.m. on May 4, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.

A dump truck box that was elevated came in contact with power lines two miles south of New York Mills at 4:27 p.m. on May 4, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.

The lines fell across a highway and an outage took place. Some residents in the New York Mills area were without electric service for close to two hours.

Crews from Lake Region Electric of Pelican Rapids were dispatched to the scene and made repairs.

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