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Car Crash Causes Power Outage on Sahara Ave.

LAS VEGAS -- An early morning accident sparked a power outage near Sahara Avenue and Atlantic Street Monday.

The accident happened shortly after 5:30 a.m. and involved a vehicle striking a light pole. Police say one person was transported to Sunrise Hospital with minor injuries.

NV Energy reports the accident caused a power outage that initially affected 1,200 customers. Approximately 500 are still without power. NV Energy does not have a timetable for when the power will be restored.