Hundreds remain without power in Fairfield County after severe storms tore through the region.
As for 9 a.m. on Monday, July 1, 1,387 of Eversource’s 1,274,935 customers in Connecticut remained in the dark, while 190 of United Illuminating’s 334,788 customers were still without power, due to 25 reported outages.
Norwalk was hit the hardest, with 514 customers still reporting outages on Monday morning. Other communities hit in the area include Westport (399 outages); New Canaan (130); Stamford (110) Weston (39); Darien (27); Wilton (16); Ridgefield, Redding, and New Fairfield.
On Sunday, June 30, thousands were left without power as trees and tree limbs were strewn about the area, including a stretch of I-95 that was left closed in Darien due to a downed tree.
According to the Fairfield Police Department, there was also a fatality during a storm, when a tree struck a local resident’s vehicle, killing a 54-year-old man on Sturges Highway. A deck also collapsed on Rhode Island Avenue, injuring six people who were treated for non-life threatening injuries at an area hospital.
The storm system, which was caused by a cold front, wrapped up by about 3 p.m., bringing about cooler temperatures and less humidity.
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