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Outer Banks Vacationers Forced To Evacuate After Construction Cuts Power

A popular vacation destination in North Carolina is still without power after damage to an underground power cable Thursday morning by construction crews forced a mandatory evacuation of about 60,000 people on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Robert Outten, Dare County manager, about dealing with the outage during the height of tourist season.

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