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November 13, 2013

Accident disrupts downtown Internet use

NEW CASTLE — Internet service was disrupted yesterday morning after a delivery truck hit a control box behind Comcast.

New Castle police said a Pitt-Ohio Express truck, making a delivery to Dunkin Donuts on Mill Street, hit a control box mounted on a utility pole on Falls Street about 11 a.m. yesterday.

A  Comcast spokesman said the truck damaged the power supply. He said the damage was repaired by 12:30 p.m.

Comcast customers in the downtown were affected. The spokesman said the affected area was “very localized.”

Police said downtown Internet users were without service for about 90 minutes.

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