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Semi hits transmission line; portions of Chelsea without power

Courtesy photo from the City of Chelsea. Progress is being made.
Photo courtesy of the City of Chelsea. A truck hit this transmission line at the corner of Book and Wenley streets.

Update: Power is now being brought back on line with the exception of the immediate area of the damage.

A semi-truck hit overhead power lines and snapped a major transmission line in Chelsea just before 10 a.m. this morning.

The incident took place at Book and Wenley streets and a large portion of the east side of the city is currently without power.

The electric department is working on fixing the problem.

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