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November 5, 2012

Wayward bird causes power outage along U.S. 27


Somerset —

 “We were pleased with the response of our team members,” said Mark Brenzel, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital CEO. “They prepare for events such as this by participating in drills periodically throughout the year and this is a great example of their coordinated response to an emergency situation.”
Somerset Police spokesperson Lt. Shannon Smith reported no known injuries or significant hazards as a result of the outage.
Feltham noted that the bird likely didn’t survive the collision.

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