TORRANCE (CNS) — Power was restored to al­most all Southern Cal­if­ornia Edison cus­tom­ers left in the dark after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole Saturday, authorities said.

The crash was reported at 3:36 a.m., Tor­rance police Lt. Hector Bermudez said.

The driver told police he became distracted and hit a curb and utility pole, dam­aging the pole and caus­ing power lines to fall, Bermudez said.

All southbound lanes and one northbound lane of Western remained closed be­­tween 190th Street and Toy­ota Way, with one north­bound lane open, he said.

There was no indication anyone was injured, Ber­mudez said.

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