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Thousands still without power on West Bank

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Source: Entergy Twitter Source: Entergy Twitter
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Entergy is reporting that thousands of their customers in the West Bank are still without power after a car crashed into a substation Thursday night. 

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There are still around 4,641 people without power around Westwego, Marrero and Bridge City. 

According to Nola.com | The Times-Picayune, The Jefferson Parish Public School System announced on Facebook that five schools were sending students home early due to the power outages. 

Those schools were: 

  • Butler Elementary
  • Thibodeaux Elementary
  • Pitre Elementary
  • Worley Middle
  • Patrick F. Taylor Academy.

Entergy crews are working to restore power, according to the company's website. 

View the company's power outage map here. 

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