Power restored at 5 Sheldon ISD schools following 18-wheeler crash on Beltway 8

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Crash knocks out power to Sheldon ISD schools
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The crash involving an 18-wheeler in the northbound lanes of the Beltway 8 East feeder caused the outage, which impacts five schools.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Power has been restored at five Sheldon ISD campuses after the impact from a crash on Beltway 8 knocked power out in the area.

It happened at about 10 a.m. Wednesday near Little York Road.

Garrett, Carroll and Sheldon Lake elementary schools, Null Middle and King High schools were all in the dark for a time after the crash, school district officials said. Crews were able to restore power and classes continued with minimal disruption, according to Sheldon ISD.

It wasn't clear what led to the accident that involved an 18-wheeler and at least one other vehicle. LifeFlight was dispatched to the scene, but the extent of the injuries of those involved wasn't immediately known.

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