Semi-truck Gets Stuck In Power Lines In Boone (2018-08-20 15:12:13)

A Dr. Pepper semi-truck got stuck in power lines on N.C. 105 at Rock Crusher Hill in Boone on Thursday afternoon.

Watauga Online reports the power lines were first struck by a dump truck with its bed raised, causing the lines to hang low.

Blue Ridge Energy crews responded to the scene around 2 p.m., and Charter and SkyLine SkyBest responded to the scene around 4:45 p.m.

Traffic was backed up on 105 for several hours.

Blue Ridge Energy customers did not experience any power outages from the incident.