A 14-year-old Detroit boy has died, one week after he was shocked by a live wire.
DTE is just about done patching up the 302,000 power outages caused by severe storms that blew through the area last Sunday.
Power has been restored to more than a quarter of a million homes and businesses that were impacted by Sunday’s severe storms.
Family members say Willadean Small had dementia and lived alone in the Galesburg house
DTE Energy says 90 percent of those who lost power should be back on the grid by Wednesday night.
It was a busy night for firefighters across Southeast Michigan because of the gusty winds and severe weather.
Crews have been working around the clock to restore power, but continuing high winds could slow the efforts.
High winds have knocked out power for roughly 22,000 homes and businesses in metro Detroit, and officials expect that number to grow.
- The third game of the American League Championship Series has been delayed due to a power outage at Comerica Park in Detroit.
Consumers Energy said since January 2011, more than 30 percent of substation outages have been caused by wildlife.