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KAUFMAN, Texas — An 18-wheeler overturned early Wednesday morning and struck a utility pole — forcing the closure of a portion of Ed Hall Drive and minor power outages.

The crash occurred before 5 a.m. between Shannon Street and North Jefferson Street, according to the Kaufman Fire Department and City of Kaufman, and resulted in downed power lines.

Ed Hall Drive, also known as State Highway 243, was closed in between the above mentioned streets and will remain closed for several hours as utility crews work to set a new utility pole. 

At least seven Oncor customers are without power in the area, according to Oncor's Outage Center, which expects power to be restored by 3 p.m.