Widespread power outtage strikes parts of the Midlands

A power outtage impacts Newberry and Prosperity

NEWBERRY (WACH) â?? Things have gone dark in Newberry and Prosperity, as a widespread power outage strikes the area.

According to the Newberry County Sheriffâ??s Office, the issues appear to be a â?? Duke Energy grid issue.â?? Crews are currently working on the problem, which could last up to three hours,

Drivers are reminded that with the power out, traffic lights do not work, and any intersection reverts to a â??4-way-stop.â?? As with any such intersection, each car entering the area but come to a complete stop prior to continuing.

WACH Fox will have more on the outage as it becomes available.