Accident Splits Power Pole In Half

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An accident on Parkersburg's South side knocks down a power line, but doesn't knock out any power.

Traffic was held up on Lost Pavement Road Saturday evening as crews worked to clean up the accident.

Police say an SUV hit an electric pole then flipped on it's top.

There were six people in the SUV and only minor injuries were reported.

Half of the pole was knocked off during the accident, but no one in the area lost power.

The cause of the crash in under investigation.

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