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      Traffic accident knocks out power to dozens of homes

      A car crashed into a utility pole on Kershaw Street in Timmonsville causing power outages, according to Florence County 911 dispatchers.

      Progress Energy outage maps , at the height of the outage, show ed as many as 600 homes without power. That number is now down to less than 100. Power should be restored to everyone by 3 p.m.

      Police and firefighters are on scene to help clean up the accident.

      We're told there are no injuries.

      We will update you on this story at more information becomes available.