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Power still out for many in Franklin County

speed restrictions lifted

October 30, 2012|By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com
  • A tree uprooted Monday night as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy moved through Franklin County, Pa., crashed into the Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in St. Thomas.
By Roxann Miller/Reporter

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — More than 5,000 West Penn Power customers in Franklin County were still without electricity late Tuesday morning after Tropical Storm Sandy tore through the county Monday night and early Tuesday.

The majority of the outages were concentratted in St. Thomas, Montgomery and Peters townships, FirstEnergy's website reported at 11:22 a.m.

At 9 a.m., Pennsylvania lifted the speed-limit and vehicle restrictions that were in place on roadways in eastern and southcentral Pa., state officials announced.

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