Power out in Halsted area Wednesday

Power was lost to about 660 customers in the Halsted Street area Wednesday afternoon, according John Schoen, a spokesman for ComEd.

The outage was caused by a broken utility pole, Schoen said, but he was unsure what caused the damage to the pole.

The outage began shortly before 1 p.m. As of 7 p.m., 48 customers remained without power. The problem was expected to be resolve by about 9 p.m.

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