Crash knocks out power in Pike County

HARDY, Ky. — Kentucky State Police Post 9 is reporting that a wreck has downed power lines and closed a road at Hardy.

Police say the single-vehicle wreck involve a commercial vehicle along Route 319.

Kentucky Power has been notified of the downed line. Power outages are expected in and around the immediate area until repairs are complete.

The Belfry and Blackberry fire departments are on the scene to help with traffic control. Police warn the road could be closed for several hours, and they ask the public to use caution when approaching the area.