Bird Strike Caused Brief Power Outage in Hoboken
One bird may have been responsible for several hundred Hoboken residents losing power.
A spokeswoman for Public Service Electric & Gas says the bird touched a transformer on Clinton Street near Columbus Park Wednesday morning. The incident caused about 780 customers to lose power.
Spokeswoman Kristine Snodgrass says most people got power back within about a minute, but about 50 customers were still without power by late morning.
PSE&G crews restored electricity by the afternoon.
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