MADISON, CT (WFSB) - A power outage in Madison is causing delaying traffic and school buses.

Eversource crews told Channel 3 that a driver was distracted by texting and struck a utility pole.

Eversource's outage map showed 51 customers without power in town.

Madison Public Schools warned parents that school buses may be delayed because of traffic on Copse Road.

It also said that phones are down at Jeffrey School. If someone needs to contact the school, they can call the district's central office at 203-245-6300.

There's no word on what caused the outage.

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