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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Some residents in the Forestbrook area of Myrtle Beach are without power Tuesday afternoon due to a minivan hitting a utility pole.

According to the SC Highway Patrol's website, the crash happened around 12:40 p.m. on Fortestbrook Road in front of Forestbrook Baptist Church.

Wires could be seen dangling from the signs as traffic lights were not working.

The highway patrol advises drivers to avoid the area until at least 7 p.m. while work continues on the power lines.

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