Thousands lose power after goose strikes utility wires - KMOV.com

Thousands lose power after goose strikes utility wires

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By Dan Mueller By Dan Mueller

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -- Several thousand households in Ellisville and Wildwood lost power Friday night after a goose reportedly struck some utility wires.

Officials said the outage started along Manchester Road near Old State Road in Ballwin Friday night.

The roadway was closed to traffic while Ameren crews worked to repair the damaged power line.

Power was restored to most homes by 8:30 p.m.

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