DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(081919)-18 WHEELER CAUSES POWER OUTAGE AT TRAVIS MAGNET

ODESSA, TEXAS/AUGUST 19, 2019-DURING THE MORINING HOURS OF AUGUST 19TH, THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, AN 18 WHEELER PULLED DOWN SEVERAL ELECTRICAL POLES NEAR TRAVIS MAGNET ELEMENTARY CAUSING A POWER OUTAGE AT THE SCHOOL. ALL STUDENTS AT TRAVIS MAGNET WERE AT LUNCH AND WERE FED, AND PARENTS WERE ASKED TO COME TO THE SCHOOL AND PICK UP THEIR CHILDREN. STUDENTS WHO RIDE THE SCHOOL BUS TO ZAVALA OR HOME WERE TRANSPORTED TO ECTOR EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY TO BE PICKED BY PARENTS. THERE WERE NO REPORT OF INJURIES TO STUDENTS DURING THE OUTAGE. A WORKER ON THE GROUND TOLD A CONCERENED PARENT THAT THE 18 WHEELER WITH THE LOGO SAIA ON THE SIDE OF THE TRAILER HAD SNAGGED THE ELECTRICAL LINES PULLING AN ALUMINUM POLE DOWN AND SNAPPING OFF A WOODEN ELECTRICAL POLES. THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES. THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera