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Power mostly restored after outage to 3K in south Vegas Valley

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Equipment at a NV Energy substation is seen in this undated image. (File/FOX5) Equipment at a NV Energy substation is seen in this undated image. (File/FOX5)
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Power was mostly restored by 9 a.m. Tuesday after an outage affected nearly 3,000 customers in the south end of the Las Vegas Valley.

According to NV Energy, an equipment issue forced the outage in the 89183 zip code at  The zip code includes an area along St. Rose Parkway, between Eastern Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard, and Silverado Ranch Boulevard. The utility later clarified the issue stemmed from a motor vehicle accident.

In all, 2,956 customers were affected by the outage. As of 9 a.m., 178 customers remained without power.

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