Power is back on in Hutchinson

An intersection in Hutchinson suffers a traffic light outage, causing HPD to direct traffic. Photo courtesy KSN News
Courtesy Westar Energy

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KSNW) – According to Westar Energy, the power in Hutchinson has been restored.

A Westar Energy spokesperson said the outage was caused by equipment failure, most likely due to weather.

More than 800 people are without power in Hutchinson.

Westar Energy said they believe the power outage is weather related. The estimated time for the power to restored is 7:00 p.m.

Traffic lights are out at 17th and Lorraine in Hutchinson. The Hutchinson Police Department is currently directing traffic.

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