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Oncor employees work to replace a utility pole shat was hit by a car, severing it. Power was out for about two hours in downtown. (eParisExtra photo by Charles Richards)
By CHARLES RICHARDS
Downtown Paris lost its power for a couple of hours on Thursday afternooon because of a vehicle accident at the intersection of Bonham and East 12th Street.
Traffic lights also were out, and police officers stood in intersections, directing tra ffic.
About 3 p.m., a driver ran into a telephone pole.
Several Oncor trucks were at the scene soon, and a new utility pole was put up.