LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – Duke Energy said almost 1,300 customers were experiencing a power outage Wednesday morning in Laurens County.

The outage was first reported around 10:10 a.m.

The company said the outage was caused by an object coming into contact with the power lines.

The estimated time of restoration was 2:15 p.m. according to Duke Energy.

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