Power restored to Rio Linda/Elverta area after truck hits pole

Sacramento Municipal Utility District reported power has been restored to the Rio Linda/Elverta area following an outage caused by a truck that backed into a pole.

Jonathon Tudor, a SMUD spokesman, said the outage occurred at 2:24 p.m. Monday and affected 10,978 customers.

He said a truck backed into a pole, causing two lines to contact each other and tripping a circuit breaker. Tudor said power was fully restored at 2:58 p.m.