Semi Hits Electric Pole, Knocks Out Power In French Lick

(FRENCH LICK) – A semi struck a utility pole on State Road 56 near McDonald’s Thursday morning, knocking out power to 375 Duke Energy customers in French Lick.

The incident occurred at 3:56 a.m. when reports of a loud explosion came from the McDonalds restaurant.

Duke Energy is reporting that the power should be restored this morning.

The French Lick Police Department is investigating the accident. French Lick Fire and IU Health Ambulance Service Orange County responded to the incident. No other information is available at this time.