Berkeley Electric Cooperative crews are working to restore power to the more than 1,600 customers who lost power Wednesday morning.

Spokesman Micah Ponce said the outage is near the Maybank Highway area of Johns Island.

Crews have not yet determined the cause but at 11:30 a.m. were out on the scene working on the problem.

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