Sugar River Plaza and McDonalds were in the dark Friday afternoon, after a logging truck hit a utility pole on John Stark Hwy in Newport. The accident happened about 3:30 pm and had the road closed until after 10 pm. The road was closed from RT. 10 to Pine Hill Road. Police were rerouting traffic from Claremont down Pine Hill Road, which caused a traffic jam on Main and North Main in Newport. Jiffy Mart was not affected by the power outage but had little customers due to the road closure and closed early when Public Service made them shut off their electricity shortly before 10 pm. McDonalds remained closed until Saturday morning. It is not known if charges are being brought against the driver or if he received any injuries.