A one-car crash along a busy holiday shopping corridor knocked out power to the Christmas tree for thousands of residents Thursday night.
The car struck a pole and brought down wires along Route 70 West near Cuthbert Boulevard in Cherry Hill around 5:45 p.m. Police periodically closed lanes both eastbound and westbound as they worked to clear the scene.
More than 2,000 PSE&G customers in Cherry Hill, Haddon Township, Haddonfield and Pennsauken lost power following the crash. Power was restored to mostly everyone before 11 p.m.
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No word yet on the extent of injuries and what caused the wreck.