Junah Birchwater posted a photo of a semi truck hitting a pole before King Eddy on Jan. 27, 2020, in the Lumby and Area Weather and Road Conditions. (Junah Birchwater)

UPDATE: Highway reopened in Coldstream after semi strikes power pole

Highway 6 cleared, power restored after crash Monday morning

UPDATE 1 P.M.:

A crash on Highway 6 has been cleared, and power restored to area residents.

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A semi truck collided with a power pole near King Eddy Road knocking out power for nearly 200 people in Coldstream Monday morning.

BC Hydro’s outage map reports 174 residents between Grey Road and Wolfe Drive are affected.

Highway 6 is closed due to the incident between Ricardo and Warren roads for 3.9 kilometres.

A detour is in effect through Buchanan Road.

BC Hydro is on scene to replace the pole, according to Drive BC.

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BC Hydro has noted 174 residents in the Coldstream area are without power Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (BC Hydro)

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