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Vehicle Crashes Into Transformer in El Cajon, Power Shut Down in Area

Hundreds of customers were out of power Wednesday after a vehicle collided into a transformer in El Cajon.

According to the El Cajon Police Department (ECPD), the crash happened at approximately 3 p.m. on Ballantyne Street and Broadway, near State Route 67.

Police say this was a single vehicle crash. 

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) had shut down power in the area as a precaution.

There were no injuries reported and no arrests made.

Approximately 344 customers were without power, according to SDG&E's website. Power was expected to be restored by 6 p.m.

At this time, it is unknown what led up to the collision or what happened.

No other information was immediately available.

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