Power outage leaves 900 Columbus customers in dark

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COLUMBUS, GA  (WTVM) –  If you live in Columbus and you were unexpectedly in the dark Tuesday morning, here's why.

Officials tell us a connection failure occurred after a transformer blew out.

Georgia Power tells News Leader 9 power has been restored to all the north Columbus homes and business affected by the connection failure.

At its peak, 903 homes and businesses were without power after 7:00 a.m. By 8:30 a.m., all but 300 were without power.

It is not known at this time if the cold weather was a factor.

Power crews have sent the equipment off for evaluation.

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